National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #195
Subject/Title: Unknown Lady W110
Artist:Cummings, Thomas Seir 1804-1894
Date Created:1845
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:6" x 4 1/2"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Good

Description:Leather covered case with inner gilt metal mat in good condition after some repair.

Elegant, large three quarter length portrait: Signed along the right edge: "Cummings N Y 1845"

Good condition despite considerable mildew.

Older woman in lace bonnet, black dress and ermine-trimmed stole.
History:Painted in New York City.

Illus. in Christie's catalog May 13, 1997, London
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