National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #103
Subject/Title: Weisinger, (Dr.) Joseph
Artist:Wilkinson, Emma
Date Created:1920s-1930s*
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:34.5 x 29.5
Image Dimensions:26 x 22
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/17/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length three-quarter left profile of man wearing a black overcoat with three buttons visible in his left side, and a yellow vest and creme colored ruffled shirt. He has large brown eyes and wavy/curly light brown hair. The curls in front of his ears are particularly noticeable.

*Posthumously created.
History:This is a copy of an original work by Kentucky painter Matthew Jouett. Wilkininson, the copy artist, was from Savannah, GA.
Notes:Sitter was reportedly the first male white child born in Kentucky on February 20, 1794 in Franklin County, Kentucky.

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