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Parthenon - Metro Parks & Recreation - Nashville, Tennessee

Portrait #1350
Subject/Title:
Cowan, James M.
Artist:Brewer,
Nelson R.
(1857-1949)
Date Created:early 20th Century
Owner/Location:Parthenon
Metro Parks & Recreation
2600 W End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 862-8431
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:27 May 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length portrait of a seated grey-haired man with hair parted on his right and a small mustache. He is facing three-quarter right, wears a half smile, and is looking directly at the viewer. His suit is dark, and the jacket is open at the front to reveal a white shirt and tones of blue striped four-in-hand. The shirt cuff is visible below the coat sleeve on his left hand, which is only partially in the portrait.
History of Work:Not signed.
Notes: Gift of Stephen and Amy Forrest.
Accession 2006.02.01
Image
The Parthenon. Reproduction by permission only.

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