National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #1523
Subject/Title:
Moore, Eugenia Douglass McFarland
Artist:Perkins, Philip
Date Created:1963
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:47 x 36
Image Dimensions:40 x 29
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:1 July 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Subject is a seated young woman facing nearly left profile with her hands, right over left, resting in her lap. She is wearing a white v-necked blouse and deep red skirt. Her dark hair is drawn up in back and combed back from her forehead, and her face is turned slightly to her left. She is looking down and into the distance to the viewer's left. The background is a myriad of colors--blue, grey, white, and red with darker tones behind the body of the subject.
History of Work:Signed "Perkins" - Philip Perkins (1907-1970), Nashville artist, was featured in Tennessee Historical Quarterly. Winter 1987.
Notes:Susan Frances McAlister Joy was born August 9, 1862 and died April 13, 1931.

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