Mrs. Samuel Garretson Verbryck (1756-1845)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 1/8 x 25 in. ( 76.5 x 63.5 cm )
Heyltie Remsen was the daughter of Rem Remsen, a prosperous farmer in the Bedford section of Brooklyn where he served as a trustee from 1727 to 1776. She was married (ca. 1780) to Samuel Garretson Verbryck whom she met while he was a British prisoner of war on Long Island. The artist, Cornelius Van Bryck, was her son.
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