William and Abraham Beekman House, New York City
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 x 42 in. ( 76.2 x 106.7 cm ) frame: 39 1/2 x 51 x 3 in. (100.3 x 129.5 x 7.6 cm)
This painting depicts Mount Pleasant, the country estate built in 1763 by merchant James Beekman. Located near today's 51st Street and the East River, the mansion was demolished in 1874.
Gift of Dr. Fenwick Beekman
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