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Daniel Boone

American settler
English: Daniel Boone (1734 – 1820) was an American pioneer and frontiersman, who blazed the trail known as the "Wilderness Road".


Chester Harding portraits of BooneEdit

In 1820, Chester Harding painted Daniel Boone from life. From the original oil sketch he made two more busts and a full-length portrait. Harding was probably the only artist to paint Boone from life; many other depictions of Boone are adapted from Harding's work. Painted three or four months before his death, Boone was so frail that he had to be steadied by a friend while the artist worked.

Derivatives of the Harding portraitEdit

Other worksEdit

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