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Portrait #149
Subject/Title: Mayes, Mary Porter
Artist:Cooper, Washington B.
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:38 x 32
Image Dimensions:28 x 23
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/7/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length three-quarter oval of a woman in a white off-the-shoulder dress with a white roll of chiffon-like fabric below the bust. Her wavy dark brown hair is pulled back and up and a wisp trails on her left forehead. Her lips are noticeably red and her eyes brown. The composition has an overall soft, romantic quality.
History:
Notes: Subject married Samuel Fulton Mayes.

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