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Mrs. Daniel Heyward (Jane Elizabeth Gignilliat) (1745-1770), (painting)

Painter:
Unknown
Theus, Jeremiah ca. 1719-1774 (copy after)
Subject:
Heyward, Daniel, Mrs. (Jane Elizabeth Gignilliat)
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Paintings-Copy
Date:
Ca. 1769
Notes:
"South Carolina Portraits: A Collection of Portraits of South Carolinians and Portraits in South Carolina," Columbia, SC: National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of South Carolina, 1996, pg. 161.
Summary:
Portrait of Mrs. David Heyward with her body turned to the right, her head facing almost forward, and her gaze directed toward the viewer. She wears a low-cut dress with a square neckline trimmed with lace, a rose, and a ribbon bow with a pin in the middle. Around her shoulders she wears a jacket trimmed with fur tassels and ruffled lace sleeves. A pearl choker is around her neck, and her dark hair is swept back in a chignon.
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length
Dress--Accessory--Jewelry
Object--Flower--Rose
Control number:
IAP 73441078
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

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