National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #177
Subject/Title: Unknown admiral?
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:37 x 31
Image Dimensions:29 x 23
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/31/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Man in his late 30s-early 40s with blue eyes, wispy black hair, and ruddy cheeks. He is dressed formally in a black coat and white tie & stock. His left hand rests on a chair back (?). Beneath a red drape a sunset/sunrise seascape is visible in the left background.
History:The nautical setting prompted the nickname of "Admiral."
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