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Portrait #78
Subject/Title: Kirkman, John
Artist:Cooper, Washington B.
Date Created:1843
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:43 x 36
Image Dimensions:35 x 28
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/6/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Oval three-quarters right waist-length of an older man with white hair, a receding hairline, and a white goatee. His lips are noticably red and there is a prominent fold in his heavily starched white shirt. He is also wearing a black coat and tie and his hands appear to be gathered in his lap, although they are barely visible.
History:Owner relates that this portrait is referenced in Washington Cooper's notes.
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