The subject of this portrait may be Jacobus De Peyster (1726-99), later known as James A. De Peyster, the son of Abraham De Peyster, Jr., and Margareta (Van Cortlandt) De Peyster. It is based on John Smith's mezzotint of Lord Buckhurst and Lady Mary Sackville (1695) after a painting by Sir Godfrey Kneller.
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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