National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #542
Subject/Title:
Starnes, James Wellborn
Artist:Cooper, Washington B.
Date Created:ca. 1850s (late)
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:62 x 52
Image Dimensions:43.5 35.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:11/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Nearly knee-lenght of a young man in black coat, vest, pants, and tie with white shirt. He is standing with his right arm resting on a surface and his left arm is crooked to pull back his jacket. The sky is mottled to suggest a sunset/sunrise. His hair is dark and his color and attitude strong.
History of Work:Cleaned by Ned Crouch.
Notes:Subject was born 1814-17 and died 1863.

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