National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #50
Subject/Title:
"Madonna"
Artist:Newman, Willie Betty
Date Created:ca. 1890-1900
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:26 x 23.5
Image Dimensions:17.5 x 14.5
Materials/Media:oil on board
Date Documented:6/3/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Bust-length right profile of a woman with a dark drape over her head. The surrounding field is dark, but the right side of the background is red.
History of Work:Shown at the Salon in France. Pictured in an early photograph of the interior of Ms. Newman's studio in Paris. Purchased from Mrs. ____Avery who inherited the Newman estate.
Notes:Permission to reproduce by request only.

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