National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #256
Subject/Title: McGavock, Lysander
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1845
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:40 x 35
Image Dimensions:30 x 25
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:2/3/2004
Condition:Good

Description:Middle-aged man with brown hair and blue eyes in formal attire of black coat, buttoned vest, white shirt with pleats and white buttons and black tie. His hair is painted in distinct strands and several heavy locks hang to the left side of his face to his ear. His left hand rests on a red book or chair arm. A hint of a column is in the left background.
History:
Notes:Subject lived from 1800-1855.

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