National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #75
Subject/Title: Guthrie, James
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1850
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:43 x 36
Image Dimensions:30 x 25
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:6/11/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval waist-length three-quarter right of balding man in a dark suit, plain starched white shirt and black necktie. He has dark curls of hair for sideburns. He has high pink coloring on his nose, chin, and (visible) right cheek.
History:Restored by Cumberland Art Conservation in the 1980s.
Notes:See documentation in the file. Sitter born 12/5/1792 and died 4/13/67. He was the son of Gen. Adam Guthrie, portrait #74. Sitter was Sec. of U.S. Treasury in Pierce administration; a U.S. Senator from Louisville, KY 1865-1869 (death); President of the L&N Railroad and President of the University of Louisville.

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