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Belmont University
Portrait #1802
Subject/Title:
Gabhart, Dr. Herbert C.
Artist:Routon, Joseph
Date Created:1981
Owner/Location:Belmont University
1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212
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Frame Dimensions: h 42 x w 36
Image Dimensions:h 35 12 x 20 1/2
Date Documented: 12 May 2009
Materials/Media:Oil on Academy Board
Condition:Excellent

Description: Three quarter length seated portrait.
History of Work: Painted by Paris, Tennessee artist Joseph Routon (b. 1943), who studied art in NYC at the Art Students League and at the National Academy of Design. Further study was at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. Routon is now living and painting portraits in Haddonfield, NJ. His paintings hang in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hospital, The College of Physicians, Albert Einstein Medical Center, General Theological Seminary of NYC, Rutgers University, Temple University, National Liberty Museum, etc.
Notes:Dr. Herbert C. Gabhart was the second president of Belmont College from 1959 to 1986. In 1986 he was appointed Chancellor of Belmont University.

Location: Lobby of the Bunch Library.


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