National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #361
Subject/Title: Spraggs, The Rev. Samuel
Artist:Ramage, John
Date Created:ca. 1792
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 x 1.5
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval three-quarters right profile of a jowly man in a cleric’s white tie and black robe. His brown hair is short, combed forward and curly locks are visible over his right ear and collar. His eyes are brown and wide-set.
History:Painted in New York City.

Exhibited at Cheekwood 1992; Cheekwood 1995; Huntsville 1996; and Gibbes 2000.
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