Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1792-1868)

Object Number: 
ca. 1819
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The subject, who graduated from Columbia College in 1811, was the son of Philip Peter and Cornelia (Van Horne) Livingston, and the grandson of Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1710-92). He made a tour of Europe in 1816-19 in the company of Albert Gallatin, and had his portrait painted in Edinburgh by Sir Henry Raeburn, who send the original and a replica to New York immediately afterward. The Society's picture is believed to be the replica.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Livingston Cromwell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group