National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #910
Subject/Title:
McDowell, Etta Young
Artist:Grainger, M. E.
Date Created:1953
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:33 1/2 x 40
Image Dimensions:27 1/2 x 34
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:1 October 2007
Condition:Excellent

Description:Woman seated in gold upholstered Victorian chair; hands folded in lap and holding a handkerchief- (2/3 figure) There is a table with a vase and flowers on her left, and the background looks like red crushed fabric, possibly draperies.
History of Work:Portrait was donated to Girl Scout Headquarter in Knoxville by family.
Notes:Etta McDonell was the driving force behind the founding of the Girl Scout movement in Knoxville and East Tennessee.

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