National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #141
Subject/Title: Overton, Mary McConnell ("Muddy")
Artist:Cooper, (Washington or William?) (attrib.)
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:44 x 35
Image Dimensions:28.5 x 24
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/30/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Oval full length seated of a young female, approximately age 2, in a long, white, off-the-shoulder dress. Her short ash-blond hair is straight and parted in the middle. Her legs and feet are thrust forward. She is barefoot and holds a red shoe in her hands.
History:
Notes:"Muddy" was born in 1858 and died in 1924. She married John Thompson and lived at Glen Leven in Nashville. Her parents were Harriet (Maxwell) and John Overton, Jr. of Travellers Rest in Nashville.

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