National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #369
Subject/Title: Unknown Gentleman W41
Artist:Russell, Moses B.
Date Created:ca. 1845
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:
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval three-quarters right bust profile of a young man who has a “lopsided” quality owing chiefly to his left eye, which wanders in toward center, and the unruly curls of his light brown hair over his left ear. His ears are large, and he is dressed in a black coat, vest, and tie.
History:Exhibited at Cheekwood 1992; Huntsville 1996; Gibbes 2000

Illus in Huntsville Catalog and the magazine Antiques, May 1990, p. 1122 in Vandekar ad.
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