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John Pintard (1759-1844)

Object Number: 
X.41
Date: 
1857
Medium: 
Plaster and wood frame
Dimensions: 
diameter: 7 1/4 in. ( 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
brass nameplate: on front: "JOHN PINTARD"
Description: 
Bas-relief portrait
Gallery Label: 
This bas-relief portrait of John Pintard, founder of The New-York Historical Society, is the plaster model for the medal struck to commemorate the opening of the Society's building on Second Avenue at Eleventh Street.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group