National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #403
Subject/Title:
Baldwin, John H.
Artist:West, John B.
Date Created:1837 May 20
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 5/8 x 2 1/4
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval bust-length three-quarters left profile of a young man with large blue eyes and fine nose and lips. His sandy, wavy hair frames his face. His cheeks are rosy, and a single gold/ruby stick pin is visible against his white shirt framed by a decorative green vest, and dark blue jacket.
History of Work:Painted in Nashville, TN

Exhibited at Gibbes 2000

Illus. in Tennessee Historical Quarterly, spring 2000.

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