Mrs. Joseph Pollock Dunsmore (1827-1912)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
signature and date: upper left: "John Ward Dunsmore / 1881" inscription: on back: "Margaret Annette Dunsmore / Born, Chester, N.J. / November 26, 1827. / Painted by John Ward Dunsmore / 1881"
Margaret Annette (Ward) Dunsmore was the mother of the artist. This portrait, a gift to the Society from the subject's grandson, is one of Dunsmore's earliest works, painted in Ohio when he was twenty-three years old, before he went to Paris to study.
Gift of Malcolm Dunsmore
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