National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #703
Subject/Title:
Mitchum, Mrs. Dudley (Susannah)
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:1784
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:35 x 27
Image Dimensions:30 x 36
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:
Condition:

Description:Three-quarter length portrait of a seated older woman facing three-quarter left but looking directly at the viewer. Her hair is completely covered with a cream-colored cap, and the ties for that cap appear to wrap completely around her neck. She wears a white blouse under a darker jacket. Her left hand is visible resting in her lap.
History of Work:Painted in Kentucky.
Notes:1759-1833.

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