National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #355
Subject/Title: Unknown Gentleman W32
Artist:Peale, Charles Willson 1741-1827
Date Created:ca. 1780
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:1 9/16" x 1 3/16"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Frame is gold plated on copper. Old, but possibly not original.

Oval of a man in a light blue jacket with 2 covered buttons visible. The lapels have a slightly frayed quality. His shirt is buttoned at the neck and appears to have some tatted decoration. His hair is combed back and falls in curls at his shoulder.
History:Painted probably in Philadelphia area.

Exhbited Cheekwood 1991 / Cheekwood 1995 / Huntsville 1996/ Gibbes 2000.

Illus. Huntsville Catalog
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