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Abraham Van Nest, Jr. (1816-1841)

Abraham Van Nest, Jr. (1816-1841)
Abraham Van Nest, Jr. (1816-1841)
ca. 1840
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Mary Vanderpool Van Nest through Sarah H. Van Nest
Object Number 
Gallery Label 
The subject was the third son of Abraham and Margaret (Field) Van Nest and a descendant of Peter Pieterse Van Nest who immigrated to New Amsterdam from Utrecht, Holland, in 1647. Abraham Van Nest, Jr., was a member of the Volunteer Fire Department of New York. His portrait was a gift to the Society from the estate of his grandniece.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group