Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Samuel Gardiner

Artist:
William Johnston (1732–1772)
Date:
1763
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 x 29 in. (91.4 x 73.6 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.283.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: [on letter in subject's hand]: To- / Mr Saml: Gardiner / Mercht: / In / New Lond[on]; [on letter behind him] New London [illeg.] 1763 / Sir
possibly the subject's son, Samuel Gardiner, East Hampton, New York, died 1789; possibly his first cousin, Abraham Gardiner, East Hampton; descended to Lion Gardiner, East Hampton, died 1936; his wife, Mrs. Lion Gardiner, East Hampton, until about 1959; with James Abbe Jr., East Hampton, New York, 1959–60; Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Cambridge, Maryland, 1960 –1970
Related Objects

Mrs. Samuel Gardiner

Artist: William Johnston (1732–1772) Date: 1763 Medium: Oil on canvas Accession: 1970.283.3 On view in:Gallery 774

Jacob Hurd

Artist: William Johnston (1732–1772) Date: ca. 1762 Medium: Oil on canvas Accession: 64.114.1 On view in:Not on view

Mrs. Jacob Hurd and Child

Artist: William Johnston (1732–1772) Date: ca. 1762 Medium: Oil on canvas Accession: 64.114.2 On view in:Gallery 774