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Portrait #86
Subject/Title: Stivers, Lizette
Artist:Naegele, Charles Frederick
Date Created:ca. 1875-1900
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:49 x 48
Image Dimensions:40 x 43
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:6/9/2003
Condition:Fair

Description:Knee-length seated three-quarters right profile of a woman in a formal white dress with chiffon overlays. Off-the-shoulder, it is adorned at the low-cut neckline with a dark ribbon. She also holds ribbons in her hands gathered in her lap. The overall image has a pink cast, and the sofa drape is pink. The upper background is dark. "Lizette" is written on the reverse.
History:This image is of the artist's wife. He moved to a farm near Marietta, GA for his health, and died ca. 1930-40. The owner's sister, Dudley, Hewitt, studied with Naegele for five or more years. She later married John W. Fulton.
Notes:The surface has some abrasions and chips and cracking.

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