Abraham Van Nest, Jr. (1816-1841)

Object Number: 
ca. 1840
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the third son of Abraham and Margaret (Field) Van Nest and a descendant of Peter Pieterse Van Nest who immigrated to New Amsterdam from Utrecht, Holland, in 1647. Abraham Van Nest, Jr., was a member of the Volunteer Fire Department of New York. His portrait was a gift to the Society from the estate of his grandniece.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Mary Vanderpool Van Nest through Sarah H. Van Nest
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group