George Griffin (1778-1860)

George Griffin (1778-1860)
Title
George Griffin (1778-1860)
Date 
1827
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 33 x 26 in. ( 83.8 x 66 cm )
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. Robert Jaffray
Object Number 
1951.21
Gallery Label 
A native of Connecticut, the subject graduated from Yale in 1797, and two years later was admitted to the bar. He settled in New York in 1806 and maintained a practice in partnership with George Washington Strong, becoming one of the city's most capable lawyers. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his granddaughter.
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Creative: Tronvig Group