Egbert Benson

Artist:
John Vanderlyn (American, Kingston, New York 1775–1852 Kingston, New York)
Artist:
After Gilbert Stuart (American, North Kingston, Rhode Island 1755–1828 Boston, Massachusetts)
Date:
ca. 1794
Culture:
American
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
29 3/4 x 23 7/8 in. (75.6 x 60.6 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.619
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: [on the back of the lining canvas, presumably by a restorer in imitation of signature on the back of the original canvas]: John Vanderlyn, pinxt.
John Sudam, Kingston, New York, died 1835; his son, Harrison Sudam, 1890; Catherine Vanderlyn, Kingston, New York, until 1892; Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, 1892–died 1933