Abraham Van Nest, Jr. (1816-1841)

Abraham Van Nest, Jr. (1816-1841)
Title
Abraham Van Nest, Jr. (1816-1841)
Date 
ca. 1840
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
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 
1939.275
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.
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Creative: Tronvig Group