National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #363
Subject/Title: Mumford, Clarinda Louise Underhill
Artist:Robertson, Archibald
Date Created:ca. 1810
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 15/16 x 2 7/16
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval three-quarters right profile of a young woman with a slender face and large, brown, wide-set eyes. Her light brown hair is pulled up and numerous curls frame her face and forehead. On her right side a brown (?) ribbon with bow help to hold the hair in place. Her dress is white, with a high collar. It has a sheer-looking inset from the neck to just above the bustline. A pink sash is tied in a bow under her bust. The background has touches of light blue.
History:Painted in New York City.

Exhibited at the Gibbes 2000.
Notes:Subject was married to John I. Mumford, editor of the New York Standard.



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