Portrait of Isaac Gouverneur
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 inchesGift of Mrs. Henry G. Bartol, Jr. 1976.8
Currently on view at Mint Museum UPTOWN