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James K. Polk Ancestral Home Collection
Columbia, Tennessee
Portrait #412
Subject/Title:
Jackson, Andrew
Artist:Healy, George Peter Alexander?
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:James K. Polk Ancestral Home
301-305 W. Seventh St.
Columbia, TN 38402
931-388-2354
www.jameskpolk.com/new/
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:32.75 x 28.75
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/14/2004
Condition:Good

Description:Fontal waist-length of Jackson as an old man in black coat and cravat and white ruffled shirt. The background is dark and he is seated in a green round-backed chair.
History of Work:
Notes:Polk was a U.S. Congressman from 1825-1829 during Jackson's presidency from 1829-1837. They were friends. According to the survey by the National Portrait Gallery, this is a copy of an 1845 portrait.

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