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Sumner County Museum - Gallatin, Tennessee

Portrait #1003
Subject/Title:
Baker, Uncle Mark
Artist:Avent, Mayna Treanor
Date Created:1940
Owner/Location:Sumner County Museum
Frame Dimensions:19 x 15
Image Dimensions:16 x 12
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:17 November 2007
Condition:Good

Description:Subject seated three-quarter view looking to artist's right. He is wearing a black suit, blue tie, watch chain from vest. Subject has white hair and mustache.
History of Work:Written on left of canvas - "mark" Fairview 1850-1940
Notes:Mark Baker was son of Betsy Baker of "Fairview" Plantation outside of Gallatin, TN. Age 90 when picture was painted in 1940.

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