National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #342
Subject/Title: Unknown Gentleman W63
Artist:Jocelyn, Nathaniel 1796-1881
Date Created:ca. 1835
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 original chased metal with rope style bezel; empty hair opening in back.

Bust-length oval of a man with broadset, large blue eyes, light brown wavy hair combed straight back and trimmed at collar length. Wearing a black jacket, vest and large tie, a slight skin crease is visible on his right cheek. His very strong jawline is framed by tips of his white shirt collar.
History:Probably painted in CT.

Exhibited at Huntsville 1996; Gibbes 2000.

Illus. Huntsville catalog.
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