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Portrait #77
Subject/Title: Coke, Jennie Winston
Artist:Frazer, J. A. (Toronto)
Date Created:1871
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:17 x 15
Image Dimensions:6.25 x 4.25
Materials/Media:oil & watercolor on board
Date Documented:6/11/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval bust-length slightly three-quarters right profile of a young woman in a dark blue dress. Beneath her thin white collar she wears a brooch at her throat. Her straight dark brown hair is parted in the middle and pulled up and back. A matching blue ribbon adorns the back of her hairdo.  An earring is prominent in her right ear, and the background up to eye level is also blue.  The elaborate gold frame has a leaf motif.  "J. A. Frazer Toronto 1871" is visible beneaath the sitters left shoulder.
History:Work was created one year after sitter's death.
Notes:Sitter born 12/1/1845 and died 10/9/1870. She was the wife of of James Guthrie Coke I.

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