National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1114
Subject/Title:
Bledsoe Child
Artist:Recognizable
initial S.
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:33 1/2 x 28 1/2
Image Dimensions:29 1/2 x 24
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented: 9 February 2008
Condition:Fair

Description:Young boy with his dog. The young boy is barefooted sitting with right knee lifted and wearing blue-grey pants and coat with white shirt sleeves and loose-fitting pants revealing the lower leg. The shirt has a ruffled collar. Boy has blond hair and blue eyes and his left arm is over the dog's neck. The dog is tan in color.
History of Work:Artist known for painting children with dogs.
Notes:Possible grandchild of Anthony or Isaac Bledsoe from Mrs. Ruth Cherry from KY.

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