National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1413
Subject/Title:
Branham, Mary Ann Perkins
Artist:Ewing, Mrs. A. W.
Date Created:ca. 1947
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:49 x 39
Image Dimensions:40 x 30
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:14 May 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Subject is sitting in a red chair with flowers to her right. She is wearing a white formal dress off-the-shoulders with ruffled leace trim at neckline. Her hands are crossed in her lap, right over left. She has shoulder-length brown wavy hair and dark brown eyes.
History of Work:Artist was probably from Lewisburg and was a sister to Mrs. George Wynne.
Notes:Mary Ann Perkins Branham is the daughter of Boulden Perkins who was a well-known pharmacist in Gallatin, Tennessee. She was from Hartsville, Tennessee and married Eugene C. Branham, Jr.

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