National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #683
Subject/Title:
McGavock, David
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:44 X 38
Image Dimensions:35 X 28 1/2
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:11/10/2004
Condition:Fair

Description:Three-quarter portrait of a man with blue eyes and white hair. He has a very high collar, white vest, and white tie, and his lapel is wide and has a border. He is seated in a red chair.
History of Work:There is a copy of this portrait at the Tennessee State Museum.
Notes:Subject born February 6, 1763 in Rockbridge County, VA, moved to Nashville in 1786, and died there August 7, 1838. He was first married to Elizabeth McDowell, and his second marriage was to Mrs. Mary Hubble.

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