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Vanderbilt Collection - Kirkland Hall

Subject/Title:
Bishop Robert Kennon Hargrove
1829 - 1905
Artist:No signature. Attributed to Washington Bogart Cooper
Date Created:unkown
Owner/Location:Vanderbilt University
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:29.5" x 24.5"
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Condition:Excellent

Description:Profile portrait of Bishop Hargrove wearing a black suit with white shirt and black bowtie.
History of Work:Portrait hangs in Kirkland Hall.
Notes:Following Bishop Holland McTyeire, Bishop Hargrove became the second president of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust serving from 1889 to 1905. A native of Alabama, he had been ordained Bishop in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South in 1882 and had been a Trustee on Vanderbilt's board since 1886.

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