Colonel Philip Schuyler (1695-1745)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 41 x 33 1/4 in. ( 104.1 x 84.5 cm )
The subject was the eldest son of Captain Johannes Schuyler and Elizabeth (Staats) Wendel Schuyler. He lived in Saratoga, Albany County, and was murdered there by a French and Indian raiding party in November 1745. His portrait is one several portraits of members of the Dutch community of the Hudson Valley which are owned by The New-York Historical Society and attributed to the same anonymous artist, known as "The Schuyler Painter," on the basis of style.
Gift of Henry C. Van Schaack
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