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Portrait #186
Subject/Title: Unknown "Lady" W7
Artist:Brown, M. E. D. active 1832-1896
Date Created:1843
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:3 1/8" x 2 3/8"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Young woman in a v-necked dress with "sausage roll" curls on either side of her face. Her large brown eyes dominate her heart-shaped face. Oval frame is modern gold plated. Artist signature is visible on right-hand side.
History:One of a pair with her husband-Portrait #187.

Probably painted in Washington, D C

Exhibited at Huntsville 1996, Gibbes 2000

Illus. in Huntsville Catalog
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