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Portrait #306
Subject/Title: Gorin, Mrs. Franklin (Esq)
Artist:Dodge, John Wood 1807-1893 Yes
Date Created:1841, October 22
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 1/2" x 2"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Frame is chased gold-plated copper, in (not-pictured) leather covered rectangular box (bottom only) with green background. 

Oval of a young woman with long "sausage-roll" light brown curls. She is wearing a dark blue off-the-shoulder dress with many gathers.

History:Paper in back says "Painted by John W. Dodge from New York---Nashville Tenn. Oct 22nd 1841. Likeness of Mrs Gorin". This is not listed in Dodge's workbook, but the workbook does have an entry on May 22, 1847 that says "Franklin Gorin Esq. for locket $50.
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