John Watts De Peyster (1821-1907)
Overall: 11 1/2 x 7 1/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 29.2 x 18.1 x 14 cm )
Portrait bust. Lost wax bronze.
Gift of Mr. John Watts De Peyster
signed: under proper right shoulder: "Geo. E. bissell/sculptor"
inscribed: under proper left shoulder: "Brevet Major-General/ John Watts de Peyster/N-Y.aged.76."
inscribed: underside of base-back: "W.A. MAYER CHASER .97"
inscribed: proper left of base: "CAST BY THE HENRY-BONNARD BRONZE CO/N-Y.1897."
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