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Portrait #212
Subject/Title: Saint John
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:42 x 34
Image Dimensions:36 x 28.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:1/31/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length of a bearded man wearing a yellow robe with a white stole crossed over his chest. The stole has the repeated motif of the cross. His right hand is raised and under his left arm is a red book.
History:This work hung at Belmont, and is therefore presumably connected to the Hayes-Acklen lineage. It was presented by the owner's grandmother to the owner's grandfather as a present.
Notes:Mark Brown, the curator at Belmont, may have more information on this work.

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