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Michael Shane Neal (Tennessee, b. 1968) oil on canvas portrait painting depicting a gentleman with a mustache and monocle attired in a blue pin striped suit, a vest, and red tie, in front of a plain backdrop, rendered in a light impasto technique. Subject is possibly Paul Curtis of Nashville. Signed and dated "Michael Shane Neal, 1998" lower right. Housed in a carved giltwood frame. Sight: 30" H by 23 1/2" W. Framed: 39 1/2" H x 32 1/2" W. Biography: Nashville native Michael Shane Neal is known for his portraits of a number of high profile American subjects including U.S. Senators and Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. He is a protege of the presidential portraitist Everett Raymond Kinstler. Neal received his B. A. from David Lipscomb University and also studied at the Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts, The Scottsdale Artist School, and the Lyme Academy of Art. He is an exhibiting member of the National Arts Club of New York City, the Allied Artists of America, and the Portrait Society of America. He also serves on the Board of directors of the Portrait Society of America. (Source: Portraits, Inc. and the artist's website). Note: Paul Nixon Curtis of Nashville, TN served during WWII under General George Patton, assigned to the 26th Infantry Division. He was taken as a prisoner of war during the Battle of the Bulge. He was awarded a Purple Heart, Infantry Badge, and Bronze star, among others. After his service, Curtis worked for the Railway Postal Service, the Highway Postal Service, and the US Post office. (Source: Paul Nixon Curtis Obituary)
CONDITION: Excellent condition.