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Columbia Athenaeum - Columbia, Tennessee
Portrait #1754
Subject/Title:
Smith, Sallie Ward
(1832-1910)
Artist:Alexander, Robert
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Columbia Athenaeum
808 Athenaeum Street
Columbia, TN 38401
Frame Dimensions:58 x 50
Image Dimensions:52 x 44
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:5 September 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Three-quarter length portrait of a young woman wearing a light blue with short sleeves and lace. Subject has dark brown hair pulled back. Subject is standing behind a harp. Her right hand rests on harp strings. Behind subject is a round table covered in a dark blue figured tablecloth. Multi-colored flowers rest on table top. Behind table is a red curtain pulled to the right side.
History of Work:Copy of original ca. 1840. Original painting is owned by a family member. This copy was made and presented to the Athenaeum.
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