National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #304
Subject/Title: Woods, Robert
Artist:Dodge, John Wood 1807-1893
Date Created:1845
Owner/Location: Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:2 1/2" x 2 1/8"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Frame is period gold plated copper with chased bezel.

Oval of a silver-haired man with large brown eyes. His sideburns come just below his ears and he is dressed in a dark blue coat, vest, and tie with white shirt.
History:Paper inside has written on it in Dodge's hand: "Painted by John W. Dodge Nashville Tennessee 1845. From a portrait of Robert Woods Esq by W. A. Cooper: Woods was a prominent Nashville banker (firm of Yeatman and Woods) who left money in his will for a miniature to be painted for each of his 24 nieces. Dodge did the work during 1844 & 45 for a total of $950..."
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