National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #106
Subject/Title: Henry, Kathryn Craig
Artist:Hergesheimer, Ella Sophonisba
Date Created:ca. 1929-30
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:46 x 37
Image Dimensions:39.5 x 31.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:5/15/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Nearly full-length seated three-quarter right profile of a woman with auburn wavy hair and blue eyes. She is wearing a black evening cape/dress with a lace inset and the neckline and a turquoise blue 3-strand necklace. Her left arm rests on a table and her wedding ring is visible. Her right hand holds white evening gloves. The background is a red drape, suggesting velvet.
History:Work was painted at 405 Belle Meade Boulevard where the sitter was living at the time. Sitter was also pregnant with owner's grandmother.
Work was cleaned ca. 1985-90.
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