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Subject/Title Allison, Samuel Perkins Jr. (or Thomas?) Portrait #133
Artist Dodge, John Wood
Date Created unknown
Owner/Location Private Collection
Frame Dimensions 5 x 4
Image Dimensions 2.75 x 2.25
Materials/Media watercolor (oil ?) on ivory or porcelain
Date Documented 5/5/2003
Condition Fair

Description Oval three-quarter right profile miniature of a young man in a buttoned up double-breasted black coat, white high-collared shirt, and white bow tie. He has large, wide-set light-colored eyes, a slight cleft in his chin, and light brown wavy/curly hair parted over his left eye.  The background is a muted coral-tan.  The work is framed.
History of Work Was exhibited at Cheekwood ca. 1955-57 in a show curated by Walter Sharpe, " Nashville Collects" or "Our Neighbors Collect," something to that effect.
Notes See Williamson County Historical Society Journal article in the file for more documentation

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