National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #972
Subject/Title:
Hickman, Colonel John James
1839-1902
Artist:Avent, Mayna Treanor
1868-1959
Date Created:ca. 1940s
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:39 x 33
Image Dimensions:32 x 27
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:19 October 2007
Condition:Excellent

Description:Gentleman in a charcoal suit, white shirt and cravat tie. He has a temperance pin on his lapel. He is gazing directly at the viewer.
History of Work:Commissioned by Katherine Engle-of her grandfather. He was a Colonel from Missouri for the Confederacy during the Civil War. The portrait was painted from a picture of Col. Hickman. It originally hung in Mrs. Engle's home until her death and is now in the home of his great-great-granddaughter.
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