National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #1779
Subject/Title:
Ridley, Celia James
(b. 1939)
Artist:Ridley, Evelyn
Date Created:1960
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:35 x 29
Image Dimensions:28 x 22
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:14 November 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Three-quarter length profile portrait of a young woman (aged 21) sitting on a bench wearing half-sleeve yellow dress with brooch pin at collared neck. Right upturned hand rests in lap. Hold bracelet on right wrist. Subject has short curly brown hair.
History of Work:Painted by subject's mother at Centennial Park in Nashville in 1960 while the subject was attending Vanderbilt University.
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