National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Out of State
Portrait #1837
Subject/Title:
Stern, Betsy May
Artist:Routon, David F.
Date Created:2008-2009
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:H x W 24"x20"
Materials/Media:Oil on Canvas
Date Documented:5 November 2010
Condition: Excellent

Description: Head and shoulders image of the subject
History of Work: This portrait was commissioned by the subjectís three children, David, Sarah and Willie Stern, and presented to her as a gift.
Notes: Betsy May Stern is the daughter of Dan May, the aunt of Ben May (who commissioned the same artist to do a portrait of Jacob May) and the granddaughter of Jacob May. Betsy was born and raised in Nashville. The artist was born and raised in Tennessee. In addition to being a portraitist, he is a retired art professor.

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