National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #143
Subject/Title: Lea, Luke
Artist:MacKenzie, F. J.
Date Created:1929
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:38 x 33
Image Dimensions:29 x 24
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/14/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Bust-length nearly frontal of man in a dark suit and long tie with a white shirt. His tie has a red stickpin. His short straight hair is combed straight back. He has somewhat ruddy "high" coloring and a penetrating gaze.
History:This work is a copy.
Notes:Subject was "soldier, Congressman, banker, Indian agent, and lawyer." He was born in 1783 and died in 1851.

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