National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1451
Subject/Title:
Fink, Charles
Artist:Francis, J. F.
Date Created:October 1858
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:29 x 24 1/2
Materials/Media:Oil
Date Documented:6 June 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Young man seated in front of an outdoor scene with a large dog to his left. The boy has his left hand resting on the dog's back and his right holding the dog's paw, which is resting on the boy's right knee. The subject has light brown short hair, standing up on the top, and he is wearing a white collared shirt under a jacket fastened with double frog buttons at the top. His bright blue eyes are looking directly at the viewer.
History of Work:Painted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Notes:Distant cousin of current owner

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