Peter Gerard Stuyvesant (1778-1847)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 x 2 7/16 in. ( 7.6 x 6.2 cm )
inscriptions: "Malbone" in script, above left shoulder
The subject was the younger son of Petrus Stuyvesant and Margaret (Livingston) Stuyvesant. He was a founder and the seventh president (1836-39) of The New-York Historical Society.
Purchase, Thomas Jefferson Bryan Fund
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