Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bayard
Oil on wood panel
Overall: 34 1/2 x 48 in. ( 87.6 x 121.9 cm )
This double portrait depicts Anna Stuyvesant Bayard (ca. 1611-after 1654) and her husband Samuel (1610-ca. 1650) in a lush landscape in front of their home at Alphen-on-Rhine, Holland. After the death of her husband, Anna emigrated to New Amsterdam, then under the direction of her brother, Peter Stuyvesant.
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Bequest of Cora Van Rensselaer Catlin
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