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

Object Number: 
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 4 3/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 11.1 x 8.3 cm )
Signed: at the bottom:"Alyn Williams pinx/1912" Engarved: on back of frame"A.W.S/from/A.V.H.S./ December, 1912"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the younger son of Gerard Stuyvesant and Susan Rivington (Van Horne) Stuyvesant. He attended Columbia College and was a member of the Union, Knickerbocker, Metropolitan, Tuxedo, Country, and New York Yacht clubs and of the St. Nicholas Society.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group