Henry H. Panton, Sr. (ca. 1782-1835)

Object Number: 
1949.253
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 1/4 x 13 in. ( 43.8 x 33 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed on label: pasted on back: "Henry H. Panton / father of Mrs. Duyckinck, / died May 24, 1835 / aged 53 / [Pic]ture by Jarvis the [El]der"
Gallery Label: 
Panton, a New York merchant, was a member of the federal jury in 1806 which acquitted his fellow merchant Samuel G. Ogden of charges of supplying men, money, and munitions for the ill-fated expedition of General Francisco de Miranda that sought to liberate Venezuela from Spain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Nelson K. Benton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group