National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #275
Subject/Title: Williams, Currin
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:1862
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:16 x 13.5
Image Dimensions:13.5 x 11
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:1/27/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Near waist-length nude of an infant. Hair of a soft blond down frames his face which has large blue eyes that look directly forward. The foreground is a haze of flesh tone pigment that creates a gauzy effect. The background moves from grey to black as it ascends in the frame.
History:Restored in 1996.
Notes:Subject died at age 9 mos. He was the son of Dr. Robert N. Williams and Mary Matilda (Morgan) Williams. He was the grandson of Samuel Dold Williams.

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