National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #377
Subject/Title: Henson, Miss (of Baltimore) #2
Artist:Simes, Mary Jane
Date Created:ca. 1830
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:1.75 x 1.25
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval bust-length slightly right profile of a young woman with tight sausage-roll curls piled on her head. Her dress is black, with a wide V-neck and she is wearing a separate collar of white lace, ruffled in two layers.
History:One of two studies by the same artist. See #376.

Exhibited at Gibbes 2000.
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