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Colonel Philip Schuyler (1695-1745)

Object Number: 
1847.1
Date: 
ca. 1720
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 41 x 33 1/4 in. ( 104.1 x 84.5 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the eldest son of Captain Johannes Schuyler and Elizabeth (Staats) Wendel Schuyler. He lived in Saratoga, Albany County, and was murdered there by a French and Indian raiding party in November 1745. His portrait is one several portraits of members of the Dutch community of the Hudson Valley which are owned by The New-York Historical Society and attributed to the same anonymous artist, known as "The Schuyler Painter," on the basis of style.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry C. Van Schaack
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group