National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #973
Subject/Title:
Davis, Paul Maclin
Artist:Davis, Goode P.
Date Created:1954
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:36 x 32
Image Dimensions:32 x 28
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:20 October 2007
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length portrait at the subject's desk. He is in a dark blue suit and vest, wearing a white shirt and light blue/grey necktie. He is holding eyeglasses and gazing directly at the viewer.
History of Work:Oil on canvas with gold leaf frame and wood frame. Paul Davis is the uncle of the artist. Portrait is a near duplicate of Portrait #1666.
Notes:Banker and businessman. Born in Tullahoma, TN in 1882 - Died in May 1969 in Nashville, TN. Buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Bill Carey, freelance journalist, wrote in the Nashville Tennessean, "Paul Davis played a pivotal role in every important Nashville business transaction between World War I and World War II."

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