National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee
















First Presbyterian Church - Nashville, Tennessee
Portrait #594
Subject/Title:
Grundy, Ann (Mrs. Felix Grundy)
Artist:Earl, Ralph E. W.
Date Created:circa 1822 (?)
Owner/Location:First Presbyterian Church
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:50 X 42
Image Dimensions:35 1/2 X 27 1/2
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:3/20/2005
Condition:Unknown

Description:Subject is seated with hands folded holding a white cloth in her right hand. Very dark (black?) hair appears under her bonnet. She has blue eyes and a sharp, prominent nose. The white bonnet is smooth on top with gathered folds beside her face and tied under her chin. She wears a white v-necked blouse under buttoned by dress or coat with a cape effect from the shoulder.
History of Work:The portrait is thought to be by Ralph E. W. Earl and was presented to the church in 1907 by her granddaughter, Mrs. Thomas M. Steger.
Notes:Ann Grundy started Nashville's first Sunday School. Her portrait is in the front hall of Cheek House.

HOME | ABOUT THE PROJECT | CONTACT US | INDEX | INSTITUTION COLLECTIONS
HOW TO PARTICIPATE | NEW PORTRAITS