National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Out of State
Portrait #280
Subject/Title: Cooper, Matthew Delamere
Artist:Cooper, Washington B. (attrib.)
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:46 x 37
Image Dimensions:43 x 31
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/8/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Knee-length of a man seated in a mauve-colored chair. His right hand holds a cane and his left arm rests on the chair arm near two books an some papers on a nearby table. His hair is dark, short, and his sideburns come just below his ears. He is dressed in formal attire.
History:Sandor Bodo relined the work in the 1960s.
Notes:Subject (1792-1878) is the ancestor of the present owner, for whom he is named. Work was photographed at the disbursement of the estate of Ann Dabbs Stockell before the portrait was shipped to the present owner in NC.

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