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Mrs. John Gittings


Half-length portrait shows Eleanor Smith Gittings (Mrs. John S. Gittings) as young woman with dark hair parted center in ringlets, wearing red velvet off-shoulder dress and black ermine-trimmed wrap. She holds proper left hand to shoulder. A column stands in background to he proper left in front of a pink and blue cloudy sky.


circa 1830


Oil on canvas


29 H x 25 W inches

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Baltimore City Life Collection, Bequest of Charlotte Gittings Cross

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