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Portrait #351
Subject/Title: McFarland, J. Dolph
Artist:McDougall, John Alexander 1810/11-1894
Date Created:1840
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 5/16" x 1 7/8"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Frame is gold plated copper, engine turned on the back with empty opening for hair.

Oval of a young man with large blue eyes and wavy brown hair cut above his collar. His features are exceptionally fine, his chin pointed and with a delicate mouth. Dressed in dark blue jacket and tie, creme vest and white shirt.
History:Painted in Nashville, TN.

Purchased by the owner from a direct descendant of the subject who lived in Mt. Juliet, TN.

Exhibited Huntsville 1996; Gibbes 2000

Illus. Huntsville Catalog / American Art Review, February 1996
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