National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #756
Subject/Title:
Donelson, Stockley II
Artist:Calvert
Date Created:1959
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:10 x 8
Materials/Media:oil on paper
Date Documented:12/6/2005
Condition:Good

Description:Three-quarter left profile of a blue-eyed man with fine dark aurburn hair that forms two small wispy curls near his forehead hairline. Dressed in a creme ruffled shirt, his top coat has 4 and one-half buttons showing.
History of Work:The original of this portrait, painted by Ralph E. W. Earl, is one of a number stolen from Cleveland Hall, Easter weekend, 1986. This version was painted by Calvert (same family as below) from a print made from a 1907 negative shot by another Calvert (Nashville photographer).
Notes:Subject lived from 1805-1888. He was the son of Capt. John Donelson III and Mary Purnell. He married Phyla Ann Lawrence (see companion portrait # 757).

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