Saturday, August 29, 2009

Portrait of Mme. Ortes

Painting of Mme Elizabeth Ortes, at the Missouri History Museum (Jefferson Memorial) in Forest Park, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Painting of Madame Elizabeth Ortes, at the Missouri History Museum in Saint Louis.

Mme. Ortes was an early Saint Louisian, born the same year of the City's founding in 1764. She sat for this portrait at age 102, and is shown here holding a Rosary and palm fronds.

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