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James K. Polk Ancestral Home Collection
Columbia, Tennessee
Portrait #416
Subject/Title:
Polk, James Knox
Artist:Healy, George Peter Alexander 1813-1894
Date Created:1849
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:39 x 34
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/14/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length left profile of Polk wearing a white high-collared shirt, black cravat, black vest, and black jacket against a gray background.
History of Work:Completed in 1849 just before Polk left office. It was commissioned by John Catron.

Conserved 19??, presumably by Cumberland Art Conservation Center.
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