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Title Mrs. Robert Budd Gilchrist (Mary Gilchrist)
Artist Unknown
Date ca. 1820s
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 2 3/4 x 2 3/8 inches
Signature NA
Inscription Mrs. Leger Mitchell owner
Inscription Location verso
Credit line Bequest of Mrs. Leger Mitchell
Accession Number 1944.002.0003
Collection Miniature
Sitter's dates (1797-1867)
Description This sitter was the wife of Judge Gilchrist. Probably painted during the 1820s, the portrait is attractively conceived, with a sharp contrast created between her black dress and starchy white collar. The dark background is systematically and densely cross-hatched.

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 Figures
Portraits
woman
Image 002\1944.02.03.JPG