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Rose Mont Mansion - Gallatin, Tennessee

Portrait #1087
Subject/Title:
Guild, Judge Josephus Conn
Artist:Dury, George
Date Created:ca. 1876
Owner/Location:Rose Mont Mansion
Gallatin, Tennessee
Frame Dimensions:46 x 39
Image Dimensions:36 x 29
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:1 February 2008
Condition:Good - 2 holes in canvas on either side of subject's head

Description:Subject is sitting facing left wearing a smokers robe covered in red flowers, white shirt collar with black scarf at collar. Subject about 74 years old with some gray hair. The subject is holding a white rectangular object in his left hand.
History of Work:Portrait was commissioned by the Nashville Bar Association and first hung in the courthouse in Nashville, then was displayed for a time at Vanderbilt University.
Notes:Born in 1802 and died in 1883

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