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Portrait #906
Subject/Title:
Green, Rev. Alexander Little Page
Artist:Cooper, Washington B.
Date Created:ca. 1870
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:45 3/4" x 55 3/4"
Image Dimensions:34 1/4" x 44 1/4"
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:August 2007
Condition:Excellent

Description:Half-length portrait of an older man wearing a black suit and bow tie. The subject is standing with hand on a book, presumably a Bible since he was a Methodist minister.
History of Work:The portrait is clearly signed by Cooper in the lower left. Restoration and cleaning by Cynthia Stow, Cumberland Art Conservation Center, 2001.
Notes:Subject is owner's great-great grandfather, a Methodist minister in the Tennessee conference and a member of the first Board of Trust for what would become Vanderbilt University.

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