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John Henry Livingston, D.D. (1746-1825)

John Henry Livingston, D.D. (1746-1825)
Title
John Henry Livingston, D.D. (1746-1825)
Date 
1795
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 30 x 24 3/4 in. ( 76.2 x 62.9 cm )
Credit Line 
Bequest of Edward Nicoll Crosby
Object Number 
1938.349
Marks 
inscription: on back: "Effigies Reverendi Dom: Joannis Livingston S:Theol:Doct:et Profess: Neo-Eborac: minist. AEtat:49. Anno Dom 1795. Steward [sic] pinxt."
Gallery Label 
The subject was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, the son of Henry Livingston and the great-grandson of Robert, first lord of Livingston Manor. He received his D.D. degree from the University of Utrecht in Holland in 1770 and became the minister of the Collegiate Reformed Church in New York. Dr. Livingston was a founder and president of Queen's College (now Rutgers). His portrait was a gift to the Society from his great-grandson.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group