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PAINTING

Category
PAINTINGS & PRINTS
Object Name
PAINTING
Maker/Artist
Durand, John\attributed
MESDA Craftsman ID Number
10023,52642,70978
Place Made
Virginia
Materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
[Overall Ht]29 1/4″ __[Overall Wdth]24 1/8″ __[Overall Depth] __[Overall Len] __[Overall Diam] __[Other]sight measurement
Description
portrait of a man in a three-quarter pose, with his hand in his vest and holding a stick or rod of some kind, cuff links, cravat with ruffle, high collar, open jacket, dark hair, sideburns
Object Location
private collection
Photo Number
S-5221
File Location
PAINTINGS/Durand, John
History
The portrait descended in the family.
Alterations-Condition
__restored
Subjects
John Baird __The subject was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and lived at “Epping Forrest,” Essex County, Virginia. __See Craftsman database and MESDA’s photographic files for information on the artist, John Durand. Refer to MESDA’s small Virginia cards, there are several John Bairds.
Examined
Bradford L. Rauschenberg –Frank L. Horton –Christine Minter __11/18/1975