National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #766
Subject/Title:
Warfield, Elizabeth Amanda
Artist:Batson, Lena Mai
Date Created:ca. 1898
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:26 x 22
Image Dimensions:20 x 16
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/6/2005
Condition:Excellent

Description:Full-length of a young girl as a ballerina. With long golden brown curls, she is dressed in a park and white knee-length full-skirted dress. In pink ballet slippers, she gestures toward the tamborine with a pink ribbon lying on the floor.
History of Work:History of Work Artist was twelve years old when she painted the subject at age five. The artist married Robert Henry Pickering and lived from ca. 1887-1982. Picture of artist and subject as mature women on the reverse.
Notes:The subject lived from 1893-1985 and was the daughter of Charles Percy Warfield and Mary Rice, both of Clarksville.

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