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Portrait #1097
Subject/Title:
Rizer, Cecilia Baugh
Artist:Cooper, Washington
Date Created:ca. 1850-70
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:45 1/4 x 39
Image Dimensions:37 1/2 x 30
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:2007
Condition:Good

Description:Three-quarter view of young girl facing directly forward and looking at the viewer. She is wearing an off-the-shoulder short-sleeved white dress with a banded waist of the same white fabric. Her left elbow is resting on a table covered with a red fabric, and her right arm hangs by her side with the hand outside the oval portrait canvas. Her dark brown hair is parted in the middle and pulled up and back. To her right an outdoor landscape can be seen.
History of Work:Bought in August of 2007 directly from the descendants of Cecilia Baugh Rizer--has original gesso and gilded frame.
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