Edward Collins

Attributed to the Pierpont Limner Artist
1713-1716 Date:
Oil on canvas Medium
30 1/4 H x 24 5/8 W; 37 3/8 H x 32 (frame) Dimensions
Inscribed, bottom center: Edward Collins Albany [?] Inscription
Purchased by the donor from William Cushing Loring through Robert Vose Galleries, Boston. William Cushing Loring purchased it in 1933 from the estate sale of Charles M. Tyler of Boston. Previous ownership unknown Provenance
Gift of Mrs. Ledyard Cogswell, Jr. Credit
1954.58 Accession number
The subject was born in Albany, NY, son of John and Margarita Schuyler Collins. He was baptized in the Albany Dutch Church. In 1733 he married Margarita Bleecker. Colilns was a prominent Albany attorney and commissioner of Indian affairs. Additional comments

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