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Portrait #1872
Subject/Title: Faber, Mrs. Richard Denis (Katherine Melissa Moore)
Artist:Donahue, Tom
Date Created:1979
Owner/Location: Private Collection
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Materials/Media:Oil on Canvas
Date Documented:18 June 2012
Condition:Excellent

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of young woman facing three-quarter left with her head turned to look at the viewer. She is wearing a white spaghetti strapped dress, a string of pearls, and a bracelet on her right wrist. Her hair is short, brown and curly, and she is standing in front of the iron railing on the portico of her home with a potted geranium to her left. Two columns connected to the railing frame the subject, and there is a view of trees and the distant horizon.
History:The setting is the subject's parents' home at Corona, Tipton County, Tennessee.
Notes: Katherine Melissa Moore was born in Memphis on May 3, 1961, and is the daughter of Joanne Cullom Moore and Samuel Stockley Moore. She married Richard Denis Faber in 1989. She is a member of the Memphis Town Committee of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in Tennessee.

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