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Portrait of Isaac Gouverneur

circa 1793-1795

Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755 - 1828)

 

Isaac Gouverneur, a British citizen living in New York, supported colonial independence from England by providing military supplies to the cause in 1775. He was arrested for treason for these actions and imprisoned in England but eventually returned to New York as a patriotic hero.

Place object was created: United States

oil paint, canvas

Measurements:    height: 47 inches    width: 39 inches    canvas height: 36.25 inches    canvas width: 27.75 inches

Gift of Mrs. Henry G. Bartol, Jr. 1976.8

Currently on view at Mint Museum UPTOWN