National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1566
Subject/Title:
Roberts, Mary McCarty
Artist:Tauriello, Frank
Date Created:1995
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:56 x 36
Image Dimensions:39 x 29
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:13 August 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Three-quarter length of subject facing slightly left with head turned to look over her right shoulder and at the viewer. She is wearing a low-cut v-necked black dress with beaded decorations around the neckline. She is also wearing small drop earrings and has a ring on each hand--the left resting on the table with cut crystal and the right hanging by her right side. Her hair is blonde and combed straight back with waves over her ears. There is a vase with pink roses on the floor to her right.
History of Work:Portrait was painted in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Notes:Sitter was born 9 August 1936 and is married to Brigadier General James Daniel Richardson Roberts, USAF, Retired.

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