National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #213
Subject/Title: Noel, May French
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:37 x 33
Image Dimensions:29 x 24
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:1/31/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval of a young girl with dark blond curls in an elaborate bed. She is wearing a white night shirt, and is covered by bright red bed clothes. Portions of the bed proper are visible in the foreground and to the upper right. The bed has pale pink drapes and two pairs of red pull cords are visible. The child's right arm is raised and folded behind her head.
History:
Notes:The subject is the owner's great-grandmother, who mas married to Oscar Noel, the flour magnate.

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