National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #152
Subject/Title: Overton, Jesse Maxwell
1863-1922
Artist:Rouland, Walter Orlando
Date Created:1926 April 26
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:31.5 x 24.5
Image Dimensions:36.5 x 29.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:5/5/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length three-quarter left profile of an older man in a grey 3-piece business suit; the jacket is open. He is wearing a white, rounded-collar shirt and a blue tie. A gold chain is attached to the second button on his vest. His eyes are bright blue and his hair is short and silver.
History:Painted posthumously by the New York artist. Documentation attached to the back dates the piece exactly and indicates it cost $2,500.00
Notes:Subject was born 7/25/1863 in Pulaski, Tennessee and died 12/16/1922. More documentation in the file. See also #79 for subject as a young man.

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