Profile Portrait of Philip Grim (1766-1821)
Pastel on card
Overall: 9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. ( 24.4 x 19.4 cm )
inscription: on back: "THIS PASTEL PORTRAIT--LEFT TO PHILIP GRIM SCHERMERHORN BY THE LAST WILL OF HIS GRANDMOTHER MARIA ISABELLA SCHERMERHORN (DIED JULY 28, 1890) A DAUGHTER OF PHILIP GRIM"
Philip Grim was the son of David Grim (1737-1826), who became a merchant after 1789. The subject entered his father's business and subsequently became a partner. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his great-granddaughter-in-law.
Gift of Mrs. Philip Grim Schermerhorn, great-grandaughter-in-law of the sitter
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