National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #189
Subject/Title: Unknown "Gentleman" W77
Artist:Catlin, George 1796-1872
Date Created:ca. 1825
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 7/8" x 2 5/16"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval frame is chased gilt copper, original.

Plump-faced young man with brown wavy hair and blue eyes, dressed in a blue dress coat, blue vest, and white shirt. Two gold buttons are visible. Painted using relatively large brush strokes.
History:Possibly painted in Philadelphia

Exhibited at Huntsville 1996; Gibbes 2000

Illus. in Hunstville catalog.
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