National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #374
Subject/Title: Unknown Lady W115
Artist:Sheys, William P.
Date Created:ca. 1813
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 13/26 x 2 3/4
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval near waist-length and nearly full frontal of a young woman with tight brown curls piled on her head. Her eyes are blue and she is wearing a single strand pearl necklace. Her dress is formal, white, low-cut to reveal her yoke and shoulders and to accentuate her high breasts.
History:Artist was active ca. 1813-1820

Exhibited at Gibbes 2000.
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