National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #717
Subject/Title:
Woolfolk, John Harris
Artist:Bush, Joseph H.
Date Created:ca. 1853
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:29 1/2 x 24 1/2
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:
Condition:

Description:A waist-length portrait of a young man with full dark hair to the middle of his ears, full beard, and no moustache. His hair is parted on the right with a wisp falling over the middle of his forehead, and his dark eyes are looking directly ahead. His complexion is ruddy, and he appears to be wearing a half-smile. He has a dark, open coat over a slightly lighter vest and a white shirt banded at the top by a black tie.
History of Work:Painted in KY.
Notes:1817-1902. See p. 113 and 118 in "Early KY Artists" by Wm. Barrow Floyd.

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