National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #154
Subject/Title: Maxwell, Jesse Jr.
Artist:Cooper, William
Date Created:prior to 1856
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:44 x 35
Image Dimensions:33 x 29
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:5/5/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval waist-length of a heavy-set man in a black jacket and vest and tie. His shirt is white. He has dark slightly wavy hair and bushy black sideburns below his ears.
History:Probably painted posthumously.

Restored by Cumberland Art Conservaion 1980.
Notes:Subject was born 4/30/1796 in Hawkins County, TN and died 8/18/1856. He was a prosperous farmer, whose daughter married Col. John Overton. The Maxwells settled in Davidson County in 1797. More documentation in the file.

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