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Parthenon - Metro Parks & Recreation - Nashville, Tennessee

Portrait #1348
Subject/Title:
Leech, Faith Harris
Artist:Hergesheimer, Ella Sophonisba
(1873-1943)
Date Created:1920
Owner/Location:Parthenon
Metro Parks & Recreation
2600 W End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 862-8431
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:27 May 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Portrait is of a young girl facing three-quarter left and seated on an upholstered chaise in front of a blue-curtained window. She is wearing a long white dress with short sleeves and a square neckline and is sitting on what might be a red shawl. Her hands are braced on the chaise, with only her right hand visible. Her dark brown hair is parted on her right and pulled up behind her head, and she is looking directly at the viewer.
History of Work:Signed lower right "Sophonisba Hergesheimer 1920."
Notes: Gift of Corra White Harris
Accession 36.1.01
Image
The Parthenon. Reproduction by permission only.

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