National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #84
Subject/Title: Wemyss, Helen Peters
Artist:Hankins, Cornelius
Date Created:ca. 1926
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:21.5 x 19
Image Dimensions:16 x 13.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/10/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Waist-length left profile of a woman in a white gown with a chiffon or tulle-type drape. Her red hair is atop her head. "Hankins, Cornelius" is visible in the lower right corner.
History:
Notes:Sitter is owner's mother who regularly patronized the artist to lend him support.

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