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Peter Stuyvesant (ca. 1612-1672)

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Oil on canvas
Overall: 24 x 20 in. ( 61 x 50.8 cm )
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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.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Gerard Stuyvesant
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group