Philip Jacob Arcularius (ca.1750-1825)

Object Number: 
1957.212
Date: 
ca. 1810
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 24 in. ( 76.2 x 61 cm )
Gallery Label: 

Originally from Marburg, Germany, Arcularius settled in New York City by 1789. By 1794 he was settled at 11 Frankfort Street, where he remained active as a tanner and currier until his death. In 1805, he was appointed superintendent of the almshouse by vote of the Common Council of New York.

Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper
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Creative: Tronvig Group