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Portrait #90
Subject/Title: Powell, Charles
Artist:Reynolds, C. L.
Date Created:1879
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:56 x 44
Image Dimensions:47 x 34
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/10/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Full-length frontal of a young boy, age 5 or 6, dressed black holding a hat in his right hand. His left hand rests on a red wooden tricycle that features a horse's head on the front. The setting is outdoors. The subject is standing next to an open low wall or balustrade.
History:Purchased from Mrs. Shephard Greene, Jr., who was given the work by Minnie Sue Williams. The subject lived in Neely's Bend and this is likely a posthumous work as the child reportedly died at a young age.

The artist was a Civil War veteran and is listed in several Nashville City Directories.
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