National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #128
Subject/Title: Maury, Abraham
Artist:Earl, Ralph E. W.
Date Created:ca. 1825
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:36 x 31
Image Dimensions:29.5 x 21
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/15/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Waist-length three-quarter right profile of a heavy-set man wearing a dark jacket with large lapels and a white shirt with a white bow tie. He has sideburns to the bottom of his ears, ruddy cheeks, and a slight double chin. His straight hair appears to be combed over to his left to minimize a receding hairline.
History:Cumberland Art Conservation Center did restoration in 1988-89.
Notes:Sitter was born in 1766 and died in 1825. He was the founder of Franklin, TN and the man for whom Maury County is named. More documentation in the file.

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