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Carson-Newman College
Jefferson City, Tennessee

Subject/Title:
Maddox, Dr. J. Cordell
Artist:Routon
Date Created:1995
Owner/Location:Carson-Newman College
Frame Dimensions:46 X 40
Image Dimensions:40 X 34
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:9 January 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Standing in academic regalia with his hands resting on the back of a chair.
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:He was president of Carson-Newman College from 1977-2000.

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