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Mrs. Rutherford Stuyvesant (d. 1948)

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Oil on linen
canvas: 46 1/2 x 35 1/2 in. ( 118.1 x 90.2 cm ) frame: 57 1/2 x 47 x 5 in. ( 146 x 119.4 x 12.7 cm )
Signature and date: upper right: "Richard Heidl / 1903"
Gallery Label: 
The subject, a native of Alsace, was born Mathilde Gisele Elizabeth Lowenguth, and later became the Comptesse de Waesemaer. She was the second wife of Rutherfurd Stuyvesant (d. 1909), the donor's uncle; she married Mr. Stuyvesant on June 15, 1902. She married her second husband, Prince Alexandre de Caraman Chimay, on August 18, 1933.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Winthrop Rutherfurd
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group