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James K. Polk Ancestral Home Collection
Columbia, Tennessee
Portrait #413
Subject/Title:
Polk, James K.
Artist:Avent, Mayna Treanor 1868-1955
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:James K. Polk Ancestral Home
301-305 W. Seventh St.
Columbia, TN 38402
931-388-2354
www.jameskpolk.com/new/
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:36 X 29
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/14/2004
Condition:Good

Description:Waist-length left profile of Polk in formal attire including black overcoat and tie and white high-collared shirt. His left hand is visible.
History of Work:Copied from a Healy portrait executed in 1845. It was loaned to the James K. Polk Motel in Murfreesboro in 1930 and was returned to the Polk home in the 1970s.
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