National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #31
Subject/Title:
Baxter, James Sharpe
Artist:Dury, George
Date Created:ca. 1875
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:58 x 44
Image Dimensions:52 x 38
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:6/11/2003
Condition:Fair

Description:Full frontal of a young boy standing beside a white hobby horse. He holds a hat in his left hand. Interior background features a red drape on the right side of the frame.
History of Work:This was probably a posthumous portrait.
Notes:Sitter was son of Nathaniel Baxter Jr. and Laura Sharpe Baxter. He died on 9/27/1875 at the age of 2 years, 6 months, and 14 days. Canvas has some surface abrasions and needs to be cleaned.

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