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Parthenon - Metro Parks & Recreation - Nashville, Tennessee


Portrait #1344
Subject/Title:
The Rose of Shiraz
Artist:Pushman, Hovsep
(1877-1966)
Date Created:ca. 1919
Owner/Location:Parthenon
Metro Parks & Recreation
2600 W End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 862-8431
Image Dimensions:40 1/8 x 20 1/16
Materials/Media:Oil on panel
Date Documented:27 May 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Three-quarter length of a seated young woman with a blue lacy shawl covering her head and much of her upper body. There is a blue pendant hanging over her forehead and a matching necklace visible above the multik-colored top she is wearing. Her hands rest in her lap, right over left, and the bottom part of her dress or her skirt is bright green. Her dark hair is parted in the middle, and she is looking directly at the viewer. There is a table holding an empty glass vase at her left and a dark violet background.
History of Work:Signed lower right "Pushman."
Notes:James M. Cowen Collection of American Art
Accession 29.2.06
Image
The Parthenon. Reproduction by permission only.

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