Dominick Lynch, Jr. (1786-1857)

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Oil on canvas
Overall: 35 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. ( 90.2 x 72.4 cm )
inscription: on back: "Property of T. P. Luquer / Dominick Lynch, Jr. / By Wm. West / 1821[sic]" label: on back: "Painted in Paris in 1821[sic]"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the son of wine importer Dominick Lynch (1754-1844), who had his place of business in New York City. For a while the subject was deputy surveyor of New York, but later was a lawyer in Rome, New York, of which city he was a founder. One of the subject's sisters was married to "a Mr. Luquer of Brooklyn," and it was through her family that the portrait descended.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lea Shippen Luquer, Thatcher Payne Luquer, Mrs. Thomas L. Purdy, Jr., and Evelyn P. Luquer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group