Gerard Stuyvesant (1805-1859)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 46 1/2 x 36 in. ( 118.1 x 91.4 cm )
signature and date: lower right: "T. Hicks / 1856"
The subject was the fourth son of Nicholas William Stuyvesant (1769-1833) and Catharine Livingston (Reade) Stuyvesant. He was described as "one of the most respected and honored citizens of New York" (Spooner, "Historic Families of America," 3, 1907, p. 142).
Gift of the Estate of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr.
The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr. Collection
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