National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1422
Subject/Title:
Govan, Francis (Frank) Hawks - self-portrait
Artist: Govan, Francis (Frank) Hawks
Date Created:ca. 1945
Owner/Location: Private Collection
Frame Dimensions: 46 x 38
Image Dimensions: 44 x 36
Materials/Media: Charcoal on canvas
Date Documented: 19 May 2008
Condition: Good

Description:Subject is walking on a street with poles and wires in the background. He wears pants, a light coat, a long overcoat, a white shirt, dark tie, and a hat. He faces three-quarter right.
History of Work:
Notes:Francis Hawks Govan (1916-2000) had a varied career in the art world before settling down in Memphis, Tennessee to support his family. He was a Professor of Art at Memphis State University (now University of Memphis) for 30 years.

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