|Creator||Davenport, Patrick Henry|
|Material(s)||Oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||H-27 W-21.825 inches|
|Description||The subject of this portrait is John Brown. He is depicted with greying beard and hair wearing a black coat with a white collar. The portrait is signed on back -- painted by P.H. Davenport, 1860. Also Inscribed on the back of the canvas is "A Martyr to the cause of Freedom/John Brown, who/ was hung at Harper's Ferry Va./Dec. 2 1859 age 63 yrs."|
John Brown was born in 1800 and died by hanging in 1859.
Patrick Henry Davenport was born in 1803, Danville, Kentucky, and died in 1890.
|Collection||Sarah Bryan Collection|
Davenport, Patrick Henry
Brown, John, 1800-1859.
|Physical Holder||Kentucky Historical Society - KHS|