Peter Van Zandt (1764-1845)

Object Number: 
1945.88
Date: 
ca. 1820-25
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 x 27 in. ( 86.4 x 68.6 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the son of Peter Praa Van Zandt (1730-1812), a prominent New York merchant and a major in the Continental Army, and Sarah (Marschalk) Van Zandt. He lived with his wife, née Sarah Ann Janeway, and their ten children at 135 Greene Street, New York. This portrait may be a copy of an original by John Trumbull. It is not included in Theodore Sizer's "Checklist" in "The Works of Colonel John Trumbull" (1967).
Bibliography: 
Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 2, 1974, p. 836.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Van Zandt Lane (Grace Maria Hustace)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group