Dominie Johannes Weeckstein (1638-1687)

Object Number: 
1950.6
Date: 
1674
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 1/4 x 22 3/4 in. ( 69.2 x 57.8 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "M. Naiveu / 1674"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was a Latin teacher in Haarlem before he came to America in 1681 to assume the ministry of the Old Dutch Reformed Church at Kingston, N.Y., where he remained until his death. This likeness was painted in Holland and brought to America by him.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Beekman Family Association Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group