National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #8
Subject/Title: L'Engle, Susan Fatio (Mrs. Jean L'Engle)
Artist:VanBryck, W.
Date Created:1884
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:43 x 36
Image Dimensions:29.5 x 24
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:4/26/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Waist-length three-quarter left of elderly woman in a black dress with a braided knot of hair with a comb. She has lace around the neck, and the coloring of the background, esp. at the bottom, suggests this work may have been framed in an oval at one time.
History:Surface cracking. Work was originally in an oval frame.
Notes:Subject is the great, great-grandmother of the owner. Subject had 12 children and lived in the Jacksonville-St. Augustine, FL area.

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