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Mrs. Edward Armistead Owens


Half-length seated portrait of Mrs. Edward Armistead Owens with her head resting on her hand. Her dark hair is parted in the middle and pulled back. She wears a black short-sleeved dress with high neckline and a lace collar underneath a black coat with a bright red satin lining as she sits upon a red couch. She also wears a cameo brooch on her lace collar and a beaded bracelet on her left wrist.


circa 1856


Oil on canvas


30 H x 25 W inches

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Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Gift of Dr. Arthur Bond Cecil and Mrs. Henrietta Smith Cecil

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