Portrait after John Trumbull by Adrian Stymets Lamb (1901-1988)
Copy of full-length portrait of Alexander Hamilton by John Trumbull (original c. 1792). This copy was purchased by the New York Chamber of Commerce and Industry when the Trumbull painting was sold. It has remained in the possession on the Partnership for New York City, the successor organization, and is a gift from the Partnership for New York City.
Adrian Lamb was born in New York City. He attended the Art Students League, followed by study abroad where he developed his talent as a portrait painter. Among his many subjects are David Rockefeller and Joseph P. Kennedy. His best-known work may be his copy of an 1848 portrait of Senator Daniel Webster of Massachusetts. Lamb's Portrait was commissioned by the Special Committee on the Senate Reception Room and was installed in the Senate Reception Room of the U.S. Capital.