Gerrit Teunis Van Vechten (1703-1747)
Attributed to Nehemiah Partridge (1683-about 1737)
Oil on canvas
41 3/4 H x 35 1/16 W
Inscribed lower right: Eta Sue 16/1719
Descended in the Van Vechten Family to Frances Katalena Van Vechten, to Albany Institute
Bequest of Miss Frances K. Van Vechten
Gerrit was the eldest child of Volkert Van Vechten (d. 1746) and Lydia Ten Broeck (d. 1748). On November 6, 1739, he married Lena Whitbeck.