Roger Gerard Van Polanen, LL.D. (1757-1833)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. ( 76.8 x 64.1 cm )
The subject, who was born in Rotterdam, was the third diplomatic representative of the Netherlands to the United States. He was also the resident minister of the Batavian Republic from 1795 to 1802. He remained the rest of his life in America, and is buried in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Gift of S. Alofsen
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