John Bryan (1765-1849)
Overall: 30 x 23 5/8 x 3/8 in. ( 76.2 x 60 x 1 cm )
In this portrait of Bryan, he is represented in a brown fur-lined coat with another fur hanging on the wall at the right, a reference to his profession.
a prominent merchant and farmer who traded extensively with John Jacob Astor between 1813 and 1815. By 1833 his son, Francis, who later became an alderman, had joined his firm. John Bryan was an original director of Mechanics and Farmers Bank, Albany.
Gift of Nanette Bryan
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