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signature and date: upper right: "Dominus Johannes Livingston / AEtat. 66. / Georgius [illegible] pinxt AD. 1660"
The subject was the father of Robert Livingston, the first lord of Livingston Manor on the banks of the Hudson River. He lived with his family in Rotterdam at the time this portrait was painted. The portrait may have been brought to America by his son Robert, who settled in the colonies in 1673.
Bequest of Mrs. Cornelia Livingston (Crosby) Pell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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