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Portrait #302
Subject/Title: Unknown Gentleman W30
Artist:Dodge, John Wood 1807-1893
Date Created:ca. 1840
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 3/8" x 1 7/8"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Frame is chased gold plated on copper with replaced glass.

Oval of a young man with blond hair, worn short, and light eyes in an especially high-collared black coat with two-top buttons unbuttoned. Slight triangles of a white shirt are visible at his chin.
History:Possibly painted in Nashville or Huntsville.

Exhibited Cheekwood 1992; Cheekwood 1995; Huntsville 1996; Gibbes 2000.

Illus. Huntsville Catalog; Southern Accents, February 1992; Tennessee Historical Quarterly, Spring 2000
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