National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #29
Subject/Title:
Baxter, Nathaniel, Jr.
Artist:Naegle, Charles Frederick
Date Created:ca. 1939
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:49 x 40
Image Dimensions:40 x 31
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:6/11/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Seated three-quarter right profile of older man in business attire. He wears a dark suit with a white handkerchief slightly visible in the breast pocket. His silver hair is straight and receding. His silver handlebar moustache is thick.
History of Work:Although there has been some confusion over who painted this portrait, a letter from W. B  Cooper in the owner's possession indicates that Naegele, not Cooper, painted this portrait.
Notes:Sitter was Speaker of the Tennessee Senate. Born 11/18/1844 in Columbia, TN. Died 9/29/1918 in Nashville.

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