National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Tennessee Portrait Project

Portrait #23
Subject/Title: Gordon, Bolling
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:1842
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:40 x 35
Image Dimensions:29.5 x 24.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:5/15/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Three-quarters right profile, seated view of man dressed in black formal attire--white shirt and black coat, vest and neck scarf. His hair is black, straight, parted on his left and cut above his ears. He is clean-shaven, but appears to have a heavy beard.
History:
Notes:Subject is owner's great-great-grandfather.

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