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Charles Alston (1796-1881), (painting)

Painter:
Irving, John Beaufain 1825-1877
Subject:
Alston, Charles
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Middleton Place Foundation Ashley River Road, R #4 Charleston South Carolina 29414
Date:
1858
Notes:
"South Carolina Portraits: A Collection of Portraits of South Carolinians and Portraits in South Carolina," Columbia, SC: National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of South Carolina, 1996, pg. 11.
Summary:
Portrait of Charles Alston seated in a chair with his body turned to the left, his gaze directed toward the viewer, and his arms resting on the arms of his chair. With his left hand he fingers the gold chain of a pocket watch. He wears a white shirt with a high collar, and a dark jacket, vest, and tie.
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length
Dress--Accessory--Jewelry
Control number:
IAP 73440991
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

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