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The Hermitage - Home of President Andrew Jackson
Nashville, Tennessee
Portrait #640
Subject/Title:
Jackson, Andrew
Artist:Healy, George Peter Alexander
Date Created:1845
Owner/Location:The Hermitage
The Home of President Andrew Jackson
4580 Rachel's Lane
Nashville, TN 37076-1344
615-889-2941
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:NA
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:9/7/2005
Condition:Excellent

Description:Bust-length of an elderly Andrew Jackson. In frontal view, he wears a black coat, white ruffled shirt and black knotted tie. Shadows fall across the left side of his face. His face is drawn, with a high, deeply furrowed forehead. His white/grey hair is combed back. His dark eyes stare directly at the viewer.
History of Work:Signed "May 29, 1845 GPA Healy."
Notes:Source: Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Jackson III

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