National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #66
Subject/Title: Unknown man (miniature) - C30
Artist:unknown
Date Created:ca. 1840
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:3.5 x 2.75
Image Dimensions:3 x 2.5
Materials/Media:oil on ivory
Date Documented:6/3/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval slightly right profile of a sandy-haired man with blue eyes. He is wearing a black coat and a high-collared white shirt. The background is lightly mottled and suggests the sky at the top of the frame. The plain gold frame is suitable to be worn as a necklace, based on the chain holder at the top.
History:Unknown
Notes:Permission to reproduce by request only.

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