National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #347
Subject/Title: Unknown Lady/Wife of #346 W79
Artist:Lund, Theodore active c 1836-1843
Date Created:ca. 1840
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 3/8" x 1 7/8"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Frame is red leatherette case with gilt stamped metal liner; appears to be original.

Rectangle of a young woman with dark blonde ringlets that rest on her shoulders. She has blue eyes and wears a gray v-necked dress with the collar trimmed in lace. The bodice is pleated to accentuate the v-shape.
History:Painted in NYC.

Exhibited Huntsville 1996; Gibbes 2000

Illus. Huntsville catalog.
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