National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #11
Subject/Title: Hayes, Oliver Bliss (Sr.)
Artist:Cooper, Washington B.
Date Created:1843
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:48 x 40
Image Dimensions:35 x 27.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:5/7/2003
Condition:5/19/2003 Good

Description:Elderly man wearing a white starched shirt and a black suit and tie. He is seated and in three-quarter left profile. Both hands are visible. The artist's signature is above the subject's right hand.
History:The work, painted in Nashville, was restored "many years ago by Ms. Pinner."
Notes:The subject was born May 21, 1783 in South Hadley, Massachusetts. He married Sarah Clements Hightower in 1812.

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