Colonel Gerardus Beekman, M. D. (1653-1723)
Oil on linen (relined)
Overall: 30 1/8 x 25 in. ( 76.5 x 63.5 cm )
Gift of Dr. Robert S. Beekman
inscription: on back of canvas: "Gerard Beekman / died OCT. 10th 1723 - Aged 72 Years"
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 213-5
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