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Helen Sinclair Owens (Mrs. Leonidas Cecil)

Description

Full-length portrait of Helen Sinclair Owens (Mrs. Leonidas Cecil) as a small child with blonde hair wearing a red velvet dress and playing with a dog. She holds peppermint candy in her hand which the dog is licking and stands on a floral patterned carpet. A toppled chair and more fine fabrics can be seen in the foreground.

Date

circa 1857

Materials

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

35 H x 28 13/16 inches

Resource ID

7941

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Arthur Bond Cecil and Mrs. Henrietta Smith Cecil

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.