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Portrait #236
Subject/Title: Thompson, Mrs. John
Artist:Cooper, Washington
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:40 x 32
Image Dimensions:34 x 27
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:2/19/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Seated three-quarter length of a young woman whose straight dark brown hair is parted in the middle and pulled back. She is wearing a dark grey off the shoulder dress, perhaps velvet. It's three-quarter length sleeves have an open tied weave from the elbow down.
History:Restored by Cumberland Art Conservation in 1995.
Notes:Subject was one of John Thompson's four wives.

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