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Profile Portrait of Philip Grim (1766-1821)

Object Number: 
1972.8
Date: 
c. 1784
Medium: 
Pastel on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. ( 24.4 x 19.4 cm )
Marks: 
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"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Philip Grim Schermerhorn, great-grandaughter-in-law of the sitter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group