Samuel Garretson Verbryck (1761-1849)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 in. ( 76.8 x 63.5 cm )
inscription: on stretcher: "Portrait of Samuel Ver Bryck / Tappan NY 1840"
The subject was the son of the Rev. Samuel Verbryck (1721-84), minister of the Dutch Reformed Church of Tappan, New York, and Susanna (Van Der Linde) Verbryck. He was a soldier in the Continental Army, Supervisor of Orangetown, Rockland County, New York, and a member of the Committee of 1821 to revise the New York state constitution. The artist, his son, chose to spell his surname "Ver Bryck."
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