National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #702
Subject/Title:
Mitchum, Dudley
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:1784
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:35 x 27
Image Dimensions:30 x 36
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:
Condition:

Description:Three-quarter length portrait of an older man apparently seated and facing three-quarter right. He is wearing an open dark coat and has a light vest (buttons visible) over his white shirt. His light blonde hair is pulled straight back and appears to be caught at his neckline in back, and he is looking directly forward. His right hand is visible and is resting on the top of a large book.
History of Work:Painted in Kentucky.
Notes:1754-1831.

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