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Out of State
Subject/Title:
Foster, Ephraim Hubbard, Sr. (1794-1854)
Portrait #1883
Artist:Earl, Ralph E. W. (attrib.)
Date Created:ca. 1824
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Out-of-State
Frame Dimensions:2.75 x 2.25
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:Miniature on Ivory
Date Documented:27 May 2013
Condition:Excellent

Description: Bust miniature of the subject as a young man, facing three-quarter right with brown eyes looking somewhat to the left. His hair is dark and curly, and he has bushy eyebrows and long, curved sideburns. His coat is dark over a white high-collared shirt and white tie.
History of Work: Provenance: greatgrandson, Ben Morgan
Notes: Ephraim H. Foster, 1794-1854, Nashville, Tennessee, served as private secretary to Andrew Jackson during the Creek War. An 1824 large oil on canvas portrait of the Foster family, also by artist Earl, is in the art collection at the Cheekwood Museum, Nashville, Tennessee.

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