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Wrath of Peter Stuyvesant on learning the capture, by treachery, of Fort Casimir, (painting)

Artist:
Durand, A. B.
Subject:
Stuyvesant, Peter
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 27
"On receiving these direful tidings, the valiant Peter started from his seat--dashed the pipe he was smoking against the back of the chimney--thrust a prodigious quid of tobacco into his left cheek--pulled up his galligaskins--strode up and down the room, humming, as was customary with him when in a passion, a hideous northwest ditty." Knickerbocker's New-York, Book vi. chap. 2. (Reed collection.) [Pp. 4-5.]
Catalogue of the Exhibition of the New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts. Founded 1844--Chartered 1845. Now open, in the Rotunda in the Park. New-York: E.B. Clayton & Sons, Printers and Stationers, No. 5 Tontine Buildings, Wall-Street. 1846.
Topic:
Portrait male
Literature--Irving--History of New York
Control number:
AECI 00830027
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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