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Tennessee Portrait Project

Portrait #191
Subject/Title: Gilles, Marie Beberon
Artist:Collas, Louis Antoine 1775-after 1829
Date Created:1816
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 3/4" x 2 3/4"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Good

Description:Gilded wood, 5" square with gilded copper bezel around picture. Possibly original.
Woman in light blue cloak with elaborate lace collar and matching bonnet. Her auburn tight curls frame her face. Circular image.
History:Probably painted in New England or New York
Exhibited at Cheekwood 1992 - Huntsville 1996 - Gibbes 2000 
Illus. in Huntsville Catalog / American Art Review 1996
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