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Portrait #334
Subject/Title: Coke, Carrie McCutchen
Artist:Peyton, Sarah Gaines 1896-1997
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:29 x 25
Image Dimensions:26 x 21
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:3/10/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length frontal of a woman in a yellow dress trimmed in black. She is looking to her right. A mottled and swirled back creates an illusion of space.
History:Painted posthumously, the artist was working from a photograph in the possession of the owner's mother.
See file for more information on the artist.
Notes:Subject's family first lived in Nashville, but was given a land grant and moved to KY in the 1790s. Subject lived in McCutcheon Meadow in Logan County, KY.

Subject was born 7 December 1864 and died 31 March 1938. She was the daughter of Cyrun McCutchen (12/13/1823-1/13/1874) and Amanda McCarley Mc Cutchen (1/27/1830-2/14/1887). Subject married on 13 October 1886 to James Guthrie Coke II (7/29/1866-11/18/1938).


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