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Peter Stuyvesant (ca. 1612-1672)

Object Number: 
1957.45
Date: 
n.d.
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 x 18 1/8 in. ( 55.9 x 46 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The artist (Mrs. Gerard Stuyvesant) was the grandmother of the donor and the great-great-great-granddaughter-in-law of the subject, the Dutch director general of New Netherland appointed in 1646. This likeness is copied from a 17th-century portrait of Governor Stuyevesant attributed to Hendrick Couturier--the Historical Society's painting #1909.2.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr.
Provenance: 
The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr. Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group