National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1793
Subject/Title:
Tarleton, Bennett
Artist:Neal, Michael Shane
Date Created:March 2004
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:34 L x 30 W
Image Dimensions:30 L x 25 W
Materials/Media:Oil study
Date Documented:21 January 2006
Condition:Excellent

Description:Bust-length study of subject facing front and looking directly at viewer. Subject wears a dark blue blazer over an open-necked white shirt and has a red bandana in coat pocket. The background is a rectangle of deep red.
History of Work:Oil study from life
Notes:Portrait sketch created by painter over a week-end long art class in Franklin, Tennessee, to demonstrate techniques and considerations involved in portrait painting.

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