National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #10
Subject/Title: Hill Daughters
Artist:Cooper, Washington B. ?
Date Created:ca. 1850
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:51 x 41
Image Dimensions:50 x 40
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:5/7/2003
Condition:Good

Description:The image is of two young girls holding hands. Their similar clothing, shoes, and appearance suggests they are sisters as indicated by the owner. The older child is holding a doll in her left arm, and the young child is holding a somewhat disturbed cat in her right arm. The background is a naturalistic outdoor scene.
History:According to the owner the subjects are likely buried in the Nashville City Cemetery and this was probably a posthumous portrait..
Notes:Restored ca. 1960 by Sandor Bodo of Nashville. The general condition of the portrait is good, but there are slight survace abrasions and surface cracking.

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