National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #742
Subject/Title:
Howard, Thomas Gibson
Artist:Wright, Thomas Jefferson
Date Created:1831-1833
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:17 x 15
Image Dimensions:10 x 8
Materials/Media:oil on paper (on photograph?)
Date Documented:12/6/2005
Condition:Good

Description:Three-quarters left profile of a man with short curly brown hair dressed in formal attire (tie, white shirt and vest with black overcoat. A brown strap falls over his left shoulder and is likely his gun strap. The background suggests a landscape of brown rolling hills. His right hand is partially visible at the bottom of the frame. The overall look is a very formal hunting outfit.
History of Work:
Notes:Subject lived from 1807-1835. Reference: Kentucky Antebellum Portraiture by Edna Talbott Whitley, 1956.

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