National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #276
Subject/Title: Provine, John Calhoun
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1860
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:40 x 34.5
Image Dimensions:29 x 23.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/6/2003
Condition:Fair

Description:Oval of man in a black coat and buttoned vest with black tie and white shirt. His reddish brown hair is slightly wavy and combed to his right, falling at mid-ear. He has a full beard and noticeably red lips. His eyes are bright blue. Surface damage is apparent in the upper left corner.
History:
Notes:Subject (1822-1904) was born in Lebanon, TN and died in Columbia, TN. He was a Cumberland Presbyterian minister and is buried at Mount Olivet. More information can be found at www.cumberland.org/HFCPC/minister/ProvineJohnCalhoun.htm

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