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The Hermitage - Home of President Andrew Jackson
Nashville, Tennessee
Portrait #639
Subject/Title:
Donelson, Mary Purnell
Artist:Earl, Ralph E. W.
Date Created:1816
Owner/Location:The Hermitage
The Home of President Andrew Jackson
4580 Rachel's Lane
Nashville, TN 37076-1344
615-889-2941
Frame Dimensions:30 x 20
Image Dimensions:NA
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:9/7/2005
Condition:Excellent

Description:Seated half-length of an older woman. Her arms are crossed with her right hand resting over her left. She is wearing a dark shawl or coat with a grey bonnet tied by a black ribbon under her chin. None of her hair is visible. The background is nearly black and has a red chair back.
History of Work:
Notes:Source: Alexander Donelson Coffee

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