National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Subject/Title Allison, Samuel Perkins Portrait #132
Artist Unknown
Date Created unknown
Owner/Location Private Collection
Frame Dimensions 44 x 38
Image Dimensions 37 x 32
Materials/Media oil on canvas
Date Documented 5/5/2003
Condition Fair

Description Oval bust-length nearly frontal of a man in a formal-wear black coat, black vest, white shirt, and black bow tie. He has noticeably pink cheeks and lips. His straight brown hair is combed to his right and falls just below the tops of his ears. He has a full beard but no moustache.
Notes The sitter graduated from Yale University. See Williamson County Historical Society Journal article in the file for more documentation.
History of Work Work has surface abrasions and a few holes in the canvas.

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