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Title Mrs. Julius Pringle (Sarah Forrester Ashmead)
Artist Tooley, James, Jr.
Date ca. 1844
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 inches
Signature NA
Inscription NA
Credit line Museum Purchase with funds provided by the Victor Morawetz Fund
Accession Number 1936.007.0007
Collection Miniature
Sitter's dates (1824-1876)
Description A native of Lancaster, PA, Sarah married Pringle in 1844. Their marriage was marred by illness. The portrait is a charming and bright portrayal of a young woman, and while probably painted at the same time as Julius Pringle's they do not seem to have been conceived of as a pair. The effect of the clouds at the bottom is somewhat dreamy and contrasts the wholesome realism of her face and the somber tones of his portrait.

Notes:
This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984
Subjects Pringle
Figures
Portraits
woman
Girls