National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #392
Subject/Title: Unknown Gentleman W15
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1880
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:1 7/8 x 1 1/2
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval bust-length slightly right profile of an older man. His wavy dark hair is combed over his head toward his right, probably to conceal a receding hairline. he has rounds of curls on either side of his head. His eyes are blue and wideset. He wears a black coat with a fur collar and a scarlet scarf at his throat. The background is blue. The overall effect is somehow theatrical in feeling.
History:Exhibited at Cheekwood 1992; huntsville 1996

Illus. Huntsville catalog.
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