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VAN ELTEN, Hendrick Dirk Kruseman, artist, born in Alkman, Holland, 14 November, 1829. He began the study of art in his native town, and in 1844 went to Harlem, where he studied with Cornelis Sieste and other masters. His professional life has been spent in Holland and in New York, in which city he has resided since 1805. He is a member of various academies and art societies in Holland and Belgium and in the United States, and a chevalier of the Order of the Lion.In 1871 he was elected an associate of the National academy, and in 1885 he became an academician. He has received medals at Amsterdam (1860) and Philadelphia (1876), and has contributed many pictures to the exhibitions at the Academy of de-man. His " Clearing off, Adirondacks," "The Grove in the Heath," "Russell's Falls, Adirondacks," and "Autumn in the White Mountains " were at the Philadelphia exhibition of 1876.
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