Southern School, naive oil on board bust length portrait of an African American man with white hair and beard, wearing a gray coat. Signed "Louise S. Akin" lower right. Housed in a molded wood frame with faux burlwood grained rabbet edge. Sight – 19" H x 16" W. Framed – 23" H x 20" W. Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: private Middle Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Craquelure and scattered small abrasions/losses up to 1/2"; scratch top center.
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