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Portrait #58
Subject/Title: Unknown man (miniature) - C22
Artist:Dodge, John Wood
Date Created:1849 May
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:1.5 x 1.25
Image Dimensions:1.25 x 1
Materials/Media:oil on ivory
Date Documented:6/3/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Head shot miniature of a young man with light brown wavy hair. He has a receding hair line and an "Abraham Lincoln-type" of beard. His white shirt, black necktie, and black jacket's shoulders are visible. The view is frontal, but the subject's head is turned slightly toward his right.
History:Purchased from an antique shop in Nashville ca. 1970.

Documented on a separate card board, "May, 1849 Natchez Miss." Signed "J.W. Dodge."
Notes:Permission to reproduce by request only.

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