National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Tennessee Portrait Project

Portrait #289
Subject/Title: Dickinson, Anne McGavock
Artist:Cooper, Washington B.
Date Created:ca. 1840-45
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:44 x 36
Image Dimensions:34 x 27
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/8/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Nearly three-quarter length of a young woman with long auburn ringlets that reach her shoulders. Apparently standing, she is wearing a red dress trimmed with lace at the off-the-shoulder neckline and extensively at the short sleeves. Her eyes are blue and wide-set.  Her right hand holds flowers and rests on a book whose surface is decorated.  Her left hand is holding the book.
History:
Notes:Subject born 1820 and died June 1868.

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