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George Griffin (1778-1860)

Object Number: 
1951.21
Date: 
1827
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 x 26 in. ( 83.8 x 66 cm )
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.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. Robert Jaffray
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group