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Vanderbilt Collection - Kirkland Hall

Subject/Title:
Bennett Harvie Branscomb
1894 - 1998
Artist:Paul Trebilcock
Date Created:1955
Owner/Location:Vanderbilt University
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:45 1/2" x 33 1/2"
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Condition:Excellent

Description:Chancellor Branscomb in academic gown and hood sitting with elbows on arms of chair with clasped hands raised chest high.
History of Work:This portrait was commissioned by the Vanderbilt Board of Trust in 1954 and acquired in 1956.
Notes:Harvie Branscomb served as Chancellor of Vanderbilt University from 1946 - 1963. Branscomb Quadrangle was named in honor of Chancellor Branscomb and his wife, Margaret Vaughan Branscomb (1896 - 1992).

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