|Creator||Attributed to Wyant, Alexander Helwig|
|Material(s)||Oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||H-26.5 W-22.25 inches|
|Description||This is a portrait of a young girl. This painting of Mary Scott Chinn appears to have received the name "Miss Scottie" at some point in the painting's history. The subject is depicted standing wearing a ruffled top gown. She is picking flowers from the plant depicted in the lower right corner. The background is a mix of dark and lighter hues of gray with little detail. The portrait has been re-framed.|
The painter Wyant was born in 1836 and died in 1892. He lived in Frankfort for seven years. He also painted George W. Johnson, provisional Confederate Governor of Kentucky.
Mary Scott (Miss Scottie) Chinn was the daughter of William J. Chinn (1830-1892), Sheriff of Franklin County, Mayor of Frankfort, bank president, and cattle breeder. Mary became a well-known teacher in Frankfort.
|Collection||The estate of Mary Scott Chinn Collection|
Attributed to Wyant, Alexander Helwig
Wyant, Alexander Helwig
Chinn, Mary Scott
|Physical Holder||Kentucky Historical Society - KHS|