National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #237
Subject/Title: Thompson, John
Artist:Cooper, Washington B.
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:50 x 42
Image Dimensions:34 x 27
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:2/19/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Older man seated in red chair. His silvery gray hair is medium length and combed straight back. His eyes are light-colored (blue?), and his hands are clasped in his lap, the right over the left. His is dressed formally in white high collared shirt, tie, and black vest and coat. His vest is buttoned but his coat is open.
History:Restored by Cumberland Art Conservation in 1995.
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