Peter Stuyvesant (ca. 1612-1672)

Peter Stuyvesant (ca. 1612-1672)
Title
Peter Stuyvesant (ca. 1612-1672)
Date 
n.d.
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 24 x 20 in. ( 61 x 50.8 cm )
Credit Line 
Bequest of Gerard Stuyvesant
Object Number 
1922.99
Gallery Label 
The artist (Mrs. Gerard Stuyvesant) was the grandmother of the donor and the great-great-great-granddaughter-in-law of the subject, the Dutch director general of New Netherland appointed in 1646. This likeness is copied from a 17th-century portrait of Governor Stuyvesant attributed to Hendrick Couturier.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group