National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1884
Subject/Title:
Unknown Young Boy
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:35 x 40
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:Oil on Canvas
Date Documented:21 May 2013
Condition:Excellent

Description: Oval portrait of a young boy housed in t rectangular frame. The boy is facing three-quarter left with his head slanted slightly toward his right shoulder and his blue eyes looking upwards and to the viewer's right. His short brown hair is parted on the left, and he is wearing a white shirt and a blue ribbon bow-tie. The upper background is a mottled green, and the lower area is flowing clouds in shades of pink, white, and blue, suggesting that this is a posthumous likeness.
History of Work: Owner is seeking identification of the subject and artist of this portrait.
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