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The Gerard Stuyvesant Family

Object Number: 
1953.294
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 56 3/4 x 68 1/2 in. ( 144.1 x 174 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The couple at the center of this family group is Mr. and Mrs. Gerard Stuyvesant. Their younger son, Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, is pictured in the foreground with his dog. The figure at the far left is Robert Reade Stuyvesant (1837-1906), the couple's older son. Except for Mr. Stuyvesant, they are dressed in exotic costumes as if prepared to attend a fancy dress ball.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group