National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #190
Subject/Title:
Bishop, Joseph
Artist:Clark, Alvan 1804-1887
Date Created:ca. 1840
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:1 7/8" x 1 1/2"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Young man with thin collar-length light brown hair and large blue eyes. His slightly sunken cheeks give a sallow appearance. His is dressed in a simple-style blue dress coat and white shirt. His hair is pulled behind his right ear, which is the only visible ear.  Oval frame is modern replacement gold plated on copper.
History:Exhibited at Gibbes 2000.
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