National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #290
Subject/Title: Gardner, Margaret McClung
Artist:Hankins, Cornelius
Date Created:1901
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:36 x 30
Image Dimensions:29 x 25
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/8/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Woman with dark straight hair parted in middle and pulled back, covering her ears. She is wearing a white evening dress, off -the-shoulder, pleated into a V and trimmed in lace. The short puff sleeves are also trimmed in lace. Her right arm is prominent in the composition and suggests she is holding an opened fan in her right hand (not seen).
History:According to the owner, Washington B. Cooper probably painted the original of this image, as this work is a copy.
Notes:Subject born 1822 and died April 1886.

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