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Object Name Portrait
Title Mrs. John Coons
Catalog Number 1979.19.2
Creator Shackleford, William
Date 1840
Material(s) Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-32.75 W-25.75 inches
Description This bust portrait of Mrs. John Coons depicts her in a black dress with white ruching along the off-the-shoulder neckline. Her hair is parted in the middle with two ringlets on the left side of her face. Her left ear is showing. She is facing the viewer with her eyes directed toward the viewer's right. She is fair-skinned with dark eyes and brows. Her lips are red and are turned up in a slight smile.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Shackleford, William
Coons, Mrs. John
Subjects Portrait paintings
Search Terms Portrait
Portrait Paintings
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS