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Portrait #239
Subject/Title: Greenlaw, Fannie Harrell
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1850s
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:45 x 32
Image Dimensions:28 x 23.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:2/16/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval waist-length of a woman with dark brown hair parted in the middle and pulled back over her ears. She is wearing a black dress with a white lace collar and white lace bodice insert. A red broach is at her throat. Her left arm rests on a chair back (?).  The background has dramatic coloring with red on the left and a colorful sunset sky on the right.
History:Writing on the back of the frame hard to read but might be "Trellis Paton."
Notes:Subject (1827-1874) died in Memphis

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