National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #765
Subject/Title:
Lawrence, Dr. William Pitt
Artist:Doyle, William
Date Created:1818
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:NA
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/6/2005
Condition:Excellent

Description:Miniature of a young man with short curly brown hair worn with a small part near center and feathery sideburns to his jawline. His eyes are blue (?) and he wears a ruffled white shirt and high-collared dark coat. The torso is a near full right profile, but the head gazes to his right to reveal three-quarters of his face.
History of Work:Painted in Boston.
Notes:The subject lived from 1784-1853.

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