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Portrait #746
Subject/Title:
Woods, Robert. See also Robert Woods.
Artist:Jarvis, John Wesley
Date Created:1825
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:38 x 33
Image Dimensions:30 x 25
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/6/2005
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval of a finely featured man with bushy greying hair, neatly combed and with sideburns to the bottom of his ears. Dressed in formal attire, his large dark eyes shine with confidence.
History of Work:Subject was reportedly so pleased with the work he had 25 miniatures commissioned on the occasion of his death.
Notes:Subject married Sarah Brown West, whose brother was the artist William Edward West.

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