John Pintard (1759-1844)
Oil on wood panel
Overall: 36 x 27 1/2 in. ( 91.4 x 69.9 cm )
inscription: on back: "Portrait of John Pintard L.L.D. AE. 74" stenciled: on back: "Waldo & Jewett 1832 New York"
The original of this portrait was painted for the American Bible Society where it may still be seen. The New-York Historical Society's replica was painted for the subject's daughter, Mrs. Richard Davidson, and was sent to her in New Orleans; the Society purchased it from John Pintard Lewis who had inherited it from his grandfather, John Pintard Davidson, eldest son of Mrs. Davidson.
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
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