National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #386
Subject/Title: Unknown Lady W137
Artist:Tooley, James Jr.
Date Created:1843-44
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:4.25 x 3.25
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Rectangular seated image of a young woman with two strands of pearls set across the top of her head, which is framed by her dark curls that fall to her shoulders. Her right hand getures toward her chest, while her left hand rests openly in her lap. Her dress is white and she has a blue drape surrounding her. The background is elaborate with a brown curtain on the left and a partial bouquet of flowers visible on the right. The overall effect is lush and elaborate.
History:Exhibited Gibbes 2000
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