National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #430
Subject/Title:
Bosley, Gertrude
Artist:unknown
Date Created:ca. 1860
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:50 x 38
Image Dimensions:35.75 x 28.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval hip-length nearly full frontal of a young woman in a white dress with a red drape on her right shoulder. Her dark straight hair is parted in the middle. A white and pink rose are at her right elbow.
History:Restored by Cumberland Art Conservation Center 2000.
Notes:Subject was born 11/1/1843. She married Powhatan Bowling in 1862, and died in 1863 in childbirth.

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