National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #73
Subject/Title: Graves, Isham Henderson
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1850
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:46.5 x 39
Image Dimensions:36 x 30
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:6/11/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Knee-length seated slightly left profile of a man in a double-breasted brown dress coat with a white shirt and black necktie. His brown hair, slightly wavy, is parted on his left. His left hand and elbow rest on tan (presumably) legal books. His brown eyes are wide-set, and he rests in a red chair beside a green table top.
History:Restored by Cumberland Art Conservation in the 1980s.
Notes: See documentation in the file. The subject's parents are also in this collection: William Jordan Graves and Emily Henderson Graves.

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