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Portrait #330
Subject/Title: Unknown Gentleman W18
Artist:Jackson, Joseph Unknown-1850
Date Created:ca. 1835
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 5/8" x 2 1/8"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Frame is gilt chased copper with hair opening in back containing grey hair.

Oval of a man with short curly brown hair and large blues. Sideburns nearly to jawline. Dressed in black coat with three buttons buttoned for a tight fit. Blue vest(?) and white shirt without tie. Rendering has a pencil-like quality, especially on hair.
History:Painted in Charleston, SC.

Exhibited Cheekwood 1992; Huntsville 1996; Gibbes 2000.

Illus. Hunstville Catalog / The Magazine Antiques, Sept. 1981, p. 392, in E. G. Paine advertisement.
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