National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1765
Subject/Title:
Blackman, Alfred
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1840
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:38 x 35
Image Dimensions:28 x 25
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:17 September 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Seated three-quarter length portrait of a gentleman wearing a black suit with white shirt and black neck stock. His hands are folded in his lap. Subject has short dark hair with a receding, serpentine hair-line. Subject sits on a red-upholstered balloon back chair. Mottled brown background.
History of Work:
Notes:Alfred Blackman hailed from Rutherford County, TN.

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