National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1493
Subject/Title:
Ridley, William Pillow
Artist:Cole, Thomas Casilear
Date Created:ca. 1945
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:41 x 37
Image Dimensions:35 x 31
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:25 June 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Half-length rectangular portrait a gentleman wearing black suit coat, white shirt and red necktie. Subject has short black hair. Mottled black background.
History of Work:The artist stayed on an extended stay at "Bethel Place" Plantation and painted a number of the Pillow family members.
Notes:Subject lived in Kentucky and was married to Charles Thomas Worthington. Subject is owner's great grandmother.

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