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Subject/Title:
Martin, Catherine Donelson
Artist:Earl, Ralph E. W.
Date Created:ca. 1830
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:34 1/2 X 40 (original)
Image Dimensions:30 x 25 3/4
Materials/Media:oil on fabric
Date Documented:2007
Condition:Excellent

Description:Woman in red empire dress with ruffled collar, comb in upswept hair
History of Work:Portrait has come down through Currey-Dorris families and is in a private home.
Notes:Born July 19, 1798, Died April 1836. Daughter of Captain John Donelson and wife, Mary Purnell. Married James Glasgow Martin February 28, 1815

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