National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1460
Subject/Title:
Carter, John Otey
Artist:Wetmore, Gordon
Date Created:1960s or 1970s
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:30 x 24
Image Dimensions:25 x 19
Materials/Media:Oil
Date Documented:6 June 2008
Condition:Fair - repaired split

Description:Waist-length of subject seated and holding a book in this lap with both hands. His left arm rests on the arm of the chair, and he is wearing a navy blazer and grey slacks. His shirt is white as is his pocket handkerchief and his tie is a dark red. His body is facing three-quarter right and his head is turned so that he is looking at the viewer through heavily framed glasses.
History of Work:Mr. Carter commissioned this portrait.
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