National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1699
Subject/Title:
Murfree, Robert & John
Artist:Nelson, Clarice
Date Created:1985
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:37 x 31 1/2
Image Dimensions:29 x 24
Materials/Media:Oil
Date Documented:23 August 2008
Condition:Good

Description:Identical twin boys, four years old, wearing red velvet shorts, white knee-socks and black and white saddle oxfords. Robert is seated and John is standing beside the chair holding on to the arm with his right hand. Robert has his legs, which don't reach the floor, crossed at the ankle, his right hand on his right knee and his left arm on the arm of the chair by his brother.
History of Work:
Notes:Grandsons of current owner.

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