National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #484
Subject/Title:
Unknown Lady in Red Cape
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1840
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:44 X38
Image Dimensions:33.5 X 27.5
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:10/06/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Knee-length portrait of a seated young woman. Her hair is dark and parted down the middle with two curled tresses that reach each shoulder. Her dress is a white V-necked, off-the shoulder gown surrounded by a red cape with a creme colored lining. Her right hand rests on to of her left which holds a dangling flower.
History of Work:Has been repaired by Myron King. Portrait was purchased "way out in the country" below Franklin, TN.
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