National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1461
Subject/Title:
Vaughan, Lucie Gwinn Estes
Artist:Mahood, Grace
Date Created:ca. 1932
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:40 x 34
Image Dimensions:37 x 31
Materials/Media:Oil
Date Documented:6 June 2008
Condition:Very Good

Description:Old lady in black dress with white lace collar, seated and knitting with a gutted candle to her right on a table. The armchair is upholstered in a floral pattern. She faces three-quarter right, but her head is turned so that she looks to the right of viewer over her left shoulder.
History of Work:Artist was from Lynchburg, Virginia.
Notes: Subject was 100 years old when portrait was painted and died the next year. Lucie Vaughan was maternal grandmother of Lucie Carter and the great-grandmother of the current owner.

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