National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #114
Subject/Title: Watson, Marietta Susan
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1835
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:35 x 30
Image Dimensions:29.5 x 24. 5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/17/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Waist-length three-quarter right profile of a young girls with light brown hair parted in the middle with long curls and a black headband. She is wearing a brown dress with full sleeves and a long-chained gold necklace. In her right hand, which has a ring on her fourth finger, she holds a pink rose.
History:Painted in Tennessee.
Notes:Sitter was born 1821 and died 1866. She married Jordan Reese Hezekiah Puryear. She is the owner's great-great-great-grandmother.

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