National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #1107
Subject/Title:
Kirkman, Thomas
1779-1826
Artist:Sully, Thomas
Date Created:1818
Owner/Location:Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar Ave Memphis, TN 38104
901-544-6200
Frame Dimensions:Approx. 3' x 4'
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:1 March 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Portrait of a young man facing three-quarter right and wearing a high-collared black coat over a white jacket, shirt, and loose tie. His dark hair is combed toward the face over his ears and he has curly sideburns. He is looking directly at the viewer.
History of Work:Painted in Philadelphia
Notes: Companion portrait to that of his wife, Eleanora Jackson Kirkman

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