National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1812
Subject/Title:
Dickinson, Jacob McGavock
Artist:Betts, Louis
Date Created:1931
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:50 x 40
Image Dimensions:42 x 32
Materials/Media:Oil on Canvas
Date Documented:14 January 2009
Condition:Excellent

Description:Half-length seated portrait of a middle-aged gentleman. Subject has short brown hair parted on the side and a large mustache. Subject wears a gray suit with matching waistcoat, white shirt and blue tie. Sitter has hands together with fingers intertwined. Right arm rests on chair arm. Background of sky with white and gray clouds.
History of Work:
Notes:Subject is owner's great grandfather. See also Portrait #33.

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