National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #63
Subject/Title: Unknown woman (miniature) - C27
Artist:Fishbein, N.
Date Created:ca. 1780
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:7.75 x 6.5
Image Dimensions:5.5 x 4.25
Materials/Media:oil on ivory
Date Documented:6/3/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Near full-length miniature of a woman in an elaborate creme-colored dress who is casually seated on a blue sofa. Her hair is up, with a trailing heavy curl on her right shoulder. Her left hand is raised to her cheek and her right rests in her lap. A red cloth and books are on the table to her left. The background interior wall is tan. The frame is a deep pink velvet.
History:Purchased from an antique dealer.
Notes:Permission to reproduce by request only.

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