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Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Sr. (1838-1918)

Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Sr. (1838-1918)
Title
Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Sr. (1838-1918)
Date 
ca. 1924
Medium 
Plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 20 x 12 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. ( 50.8 x 31.4 x 21.3 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr.
Object Number 
1957.59b
Gallery Label 
This was a model for part of a marble font given by the subject's three children to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in 1924. It is an imaginary representation of Stuyvesant as a child.
Provenance 
The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr. Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group