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William and Abraham Beekman House, New York City

Object Number: 
1954.18
Date: 
1857
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 42 in. ( 76.2 x 106.7 cm ) frame: 39 1/2 x 51 x 3 in. (100.3 x 129.5 x 7.6 cm)
Gallery Label: 
This painting depicts Mount Pleasant, the country estate built in 1763 by merchant James Beekman. Located near today's 51st Street and the East River, the mansion was demolished in 1874.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Fenwick Beekman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group