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Miss C. Parsons as "The Lady of the Lake"
  • Thomas Sully
    born: Horncastle, England, United Kingdom ; died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Miss C. Parsons as "The Lady of the Lake", 1812
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 127 x 101.6 cm
    Canvas/Support: 50 x 40 in
  • Museum purchase through The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0117
Label Text

Female figure, dressed in white and colorful sash, standing in a boat. Boat is next to shore. Figure holds an oar in proper left hand and raises bent right arm in front with extended index finger. In the background are rock formations.