National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #328
Subject/Title: Unknown Gentleman W25
Artist:Inman, Henry 1801-1846
Date Created:ca. 1825
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 chased gilt copper. Owner has original red leatherette case. There is a plait of blonde hair in the back of the case.

Oval of a young man with a slender face, reddish-blond curly hair, large blue eyes. Wearing a dark blue-grey unbuttoned coat with three brass buttons visible. White vest and shirt. Mottled blue and pink background.
History:Probably painted in the New York or Philadelphia areas. Good example of Inman's stong work with a good subject.
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