John Geib (1744-1819)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
The subject was an organ builder in New York (55 Sugarloaf Street, now Franklin Street).
Bolton, Theodore, and Groce, George C., Jr., "John Wesley Jarvis: An Account of His Life and the First Catalogue of His Work, Art Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 4, Autumn 1938, pp. 299-321. Gildersleeve, Alger C., John Geib and His Seven Children, New York: Private Printing, 1945, n.p. Dickson, Harold E., John Wesley Jarvis: American Painter, 1780-1840, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1949, p. 351. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, Vol. 2, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1974, p. 289.
Gift of Mrs. Emma J. Brown
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