William de Groot (1825-1898)

Object Number: 
1941.1046
Date: 
c. 1865-1870
Medium: 
Black and white chalks, and charcoal on brown paper, nailed to stretcher
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. ( 69.8 x 49.5 cm ) frame: 41 x 32 3/4 x 1 in. ( 104.1 x 83.2 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: none
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject of this portrait was a member of the firm of De Groot and Peck and was president of the Hudson River Bank. The artist, Elizabeth King (Hawley) de Groot, was his second wife and the mother of two of his five daughters, one of whom was Adelaide Milton de Groot, the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton De Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group