National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #299
Subject/Title: Turner, Daniel 1796-1860
Artist:Dickinson, Anson 1779-1852
Date Created:1829 January
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:3" x 2 1/2"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Frame is replacement black painted wood with plain gilded metal bezel.

Rectangular image of a man with wispy brown hair, receding hairline on his right side, blue eyes. Dressed in a navy blue coat with brass buttons, white shirt and tie.
History:Painted in Wahsington, DC. Turner was a member of a prominent North Carolina family. He married the daughter of Francis Scott Key, author of the "Star Spangled Banner." It descended in the family until the late 1990s when it was purchased by Sumpter Priddy.
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