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John Parke Custis and Martha Parke Custis
Original Author: Matthew Pratt
Created: Second half of the eighteenth century
Medium: Oil on fabric

John Parke Custis and Martha Parke Custis

John Parke Custis, at left, and his sister, Martha Parke Custis—the two surviving children of Daniel Parke Custis and his first wife, Martha Dandridge Custis—are the subjects of this oil painting by Matthew Pratt. Martha Parke Custis died at seventeen after having an epileptic seizure. 

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