Benjamin Hazard Field (1814-1893)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
signature and date: lower right: "D. Huntington / 1875"
A merchant philanthropist, Field was born in Yorktown Heights, Westchester County, New York. He was a member of The New-York Historical Society, and served as its treasurer, vice-president, and, beginning in 1885, its president. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his wife.
Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 1, 1974, p. 263.
Bequest of Mrs. Benjamin H. Field
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