Wrath of Peter Stuyvesant on learning the capture, by treachery, of Fort Casimir, (painting)
Durand, A. B.
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 32
"'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, and strode up and down the room, humming, as was customary with him when in a passion, a hidious northwest ditty.' Knickerbocker's New-York, Book VI., Chap. 2. Reed collection." [P. 11.]
Catalogue of the Exhibition of the New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts. Founded 1844. Now open in the large Saloon of the National Academy of Design, corner of Broadway and Leonard-Street. New York: James Van Norden & Co, Printers, No. 60 William-Street. 1844.