National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #490
Subject/Title:
Gause, Samuel Sydney
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1845-50
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:34 x 29
Image Dimensions:26 x 21
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:10/3/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Below bust-length frontal of a man in black coat and tie and white shirt. Two gold shirt studs are visible. His thinning blackish-grey hair appears thicker on his right side as it is pulled behind his ears. Although clean-shaven his beard is heavy and his cheeks are heavily lined.
History of Work:Restored by Cumberland Art Conservation Center in 1995
Notes:Subject lived from 1804-1867. He was a widower with 5 or 6 children. More information on file.

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