National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #79
Subject/Title: Overton, Jesse Maxwell
1863-1922
Artist:Adolf Felix Muller-Ury
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:32 x 27.5
Image Dimensions:23 x 19.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/6/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval, nearly frontal bust-length of a middle-aged man in white tie & vest and black formal jacket. He is turned slightly to reveal a left profile. He has hazel eyes, and straight light brown hair parted over his left eye. His hairline is receding. The background moves up from a mottled black to a mottled red.
History:Restored by Sandor Bodo in the early 1980s. "See also other image of sitter (#152).
Notes:This is a companion piece to that of his wife Sadie Williams Overton (#80).

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