Chancellor Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813)

Chancellor Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813)
Chancellor Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813)
ca. 1816
Painted pine with plaster
Overall: 3/4 x 24 x 15 in., 15 lb. (1.9 x 61 x 38.1 cm, 6.8 kg)
Portrait bust
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Purchase, Abbott-Lenox Fund
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This bust of Chancellor Livingston came from the house of Dr. William Wilson (1756-1828) of Clermont. When Dr. Wilson came to New York in 1784 from the University of Glasgow, bearing a letter of introduction to Livingston, the latter invited him to settle at Clermont where he became the chancellor's intimate friend and many years later the executor of his estate.
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Creative: Tronvig Group