In December 2016, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
Petition from Lydia Heckle to Marinus Willett, Mayor of New York, re: Miranda expedition, May 16, 1807
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The first record of this painting, which is of unknown provenance, is in the Society's 1883 Catalogue of the Museum and the Gallery of Art, which lists it as a copy by John Vanderlyn from the original by Annibale Carracci in the Palazzo Pitti.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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