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Portrait #1681
Subject/Title:
Chase, Leroy Homer (L. H.)
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:1840
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:27 x 24
Materials/Media:Oil
Date Documented:10 September 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Young boy facing three-quarter right with his dark eyes turned to look at the viewer. He is wearing a black, double-breasted tail coat over a patterned brown and black vest and dark grey trousers. His very large collar is banded with a black, loosely tied bow tie. His hair is dark and combed toward his face in front of his ears, and his right arm is resting on a brown panel with his right hand visible. There is a lighter brown column to his right behind the panel, and the rest of the background is shades of green and gray.
History of Work:Painted in 1840 in Cambridge, New York
Notes:Subject ws born 7 July 1829; Cambridge, New York - Died 8 July 1911; Sussex County, Delaware. Owner is Great, Great, Great Grandson of subject.

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