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Euphemia White Van Rensselaer  1842

by George Peter Alexander Healy

Euphemia Van Rensselaer (1816–1888) was the daughter of Stephen Van Rensselaer (see 54.51) and the sister of Alexander Van Rensselaer (see 61.70). She was born on the family manor, Rensselaerswyck, near Albany, New York, and inherited a portion of her father's vast estate in 1839. This picture was painted in 1842, the year before her marriage to John Church Cruger, a promi...
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