National Society of Colonial Dames of
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The Hermitage - Home of President Andrew Jackson
Nashville, Tennessee
Portrait #638
Subject/Title:
Donelson, John
Artist:Earl, Ralph E. W.
Date Created:1825
Owner/Location:The Hermitage
The Home of President Andrew Jackson
4580 Rachel's Lane
Nashville, TN 37076-1344
615-889-2941
Frame Dimensions:30 x 20
Image Dimensions:NA
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:9/7/2005
Condition:Excellent

Description:Half-length portrait of an elderly John Donelson. The pose is nearly full frontal but is slightly 3/4 right. He is wearing a dark suit, white shirt and cravat. His hair is white and falls in soft waves just over his ears. His eyes are dark and the background is solid and dark.
History of Work:
Notes:Source: Alexander Donelson Coffee

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