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Historic Carnton Plantation - Franklin, Tennessee


Portrait #974
Subject/Title:
McGavock, Randal
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:August 20, 1855
Owner/Location:Historic Carnton Plantation
1345 Carnton Lane
Franklin, TN 37064
Frame Dimensions:25 x 30
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:25 October 2007
Condition:Excellent

Description:Chest-up portrait of a gentleman in formal attire including white shirt, black tie, and jacket. Landscape scene is visible on the left edge of the painting.
History of Work:Inscription on rear of painting reads "Randal McGavock portrait finished August 20, 1855, age 52."
Notes:Randal McGavock (1803-1890) is from Wythe County, VA. He is the nephew of Randal McGavock of Carnton.

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