National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #298
Subject/Title: Gregory, Miss
Artist:Dickinson, Anson 1779-1852
Date Created:1807-1808
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 7/8" x 2 5/16"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Frame is new black-painted rectangular wood with original gilded copper bezel and glass. Young woman with auburn hair piled on top of her head. Oval image in a low-cut puff sleeve white dress. Slightly slouching posture. Mottled blue background.
History:This picture is very much in the style of Malbone, who was a great influence on Dickinson (see miniature on the cover of the Metropolitan Museum of Art of NYC catalog for the Tokens of Affection show) Dickinson's trade card is inserted behind the ivory.

Exhibited at Cheekwood 1992 - Huntsville 1996 - Gibbes 2000
Illus. in Huntsville catalog

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