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Daughter of Italy
Simmons, Freeman W.
Transparency of portrait painting of a young girl about 5 or 6 years old. Rosy purple skirt, white blouse with floral designs on a yellow neckerchief draped over shoulders. Curly hair. 3/4 length portrait, seated on a bench. From the Frick Art Reference Library - April 16, 1961 in a letter to Mrs. Todd: Freeman Willis Simmons was born in Fredonia, Pa. in 1859 and died in 1926. He studied with William Merrit Chase, and in Paris with Lefebvre and Constant. He was a member of The American Art Association of Paris and the Cleveland Society of Artists. One of his works, a portrait, is owned by the Cleveland Museum of Art. Color: reds, yellows, brown, flesh
4 x 5 in
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