National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Out of State

Portrait #1866


Subject/Title:
"Young Southern Girl With Flowers"
Artist: Dodge, John Wood of Nashville Tennessee (attributed)
Date Created:ca. 1840s
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:5 3/8 x 5 7/8 inches
Image Dimensions:2 5/8 x 3 1/8 inches
Materials/Media:Watercolor on Ivory
Date Documented:29 May 2012
Condition:Excellent

Description: Three-quarter length of young girl with torso facing slightly left and posed before a background of a sunrise/sunset sky. She is wearing an off-shoulder white, puffed-sleeved dress and holding a garland of flowers at her bosom with her left hand. Her hair is curly, short, and brown, and it is parted in the middle. She is looking directly at the viewer.
History of Work: Owner acquired from Christine Archibald Portrait Miniatures
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