National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1684
Subject/Title:
Ledbetter, (Mrs.) Allie Richardson Byrn
Artist:Westfield, Max
Date Created:1954
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:40 x 33
Materials/Media:Oil
Date Documented:10 September 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Three-quarter view of subject seated in an armchair and facing three-quarter left. She is wearing a blue, scooped-necked dress with three-quarter sleeves and a matching belt with metal buckle. Her arsm are resting on the arms of the chair and both hands fall loosely over the ends. She has short, light brown hair, and her blue eyes are looking directly at the viewer. She is wearing a single strand of pearls, and no other jewelry is visible. The background is a dusty dark rose.
History of Work:
Notes:Born 24 June 1903, Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Died 16 April 1995 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Subject is mother of owner.

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