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Portrait #402
Subject/Title: Footner, Hulbert
Artist:Welch, Mabel R.
Date Created:1916
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:3 11/16 x 3 1/16
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:
Condition:Excellent

Description:Rectangular three-quarters left profile of a man in a tan business suit and teal tie. He is seated in an open-backed captain's chair and holds a pipe in his right hand. His left hand is visible in his lap. His hair is short and light brown. He has a moustache and blue eyes. The background suggests a nautical or seashore setting.

Signed on front "M.R. Welch."
History:Paper on back says "Hulbert Footner by Mabel R. Welch 939 8th Ave. NYC".

ASMP, Montrose Galleries NYC Oct 30-Nov 13, 1916; Cheekwood 1992; Huntsville 1996; Gibbes 2000.

Illus. Huntsville catalog.
Notes:Subject was a writer and author of Rivers of the Eastern Shore for the Rivers of America Series.

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