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Out of State
Portrait #1208
Subject/Title:
Morgan, Joseph Bedinger
(1856-1927)
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:Early 1900s
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Out of State
Frame Dimensions:32 x 28
Image Dimensions:26 x 20
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented: 14 March 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Old man, gray hair, partially bald, in dark suit and white shirt. Square gold leaf frame with oval opening.
History of Work:It is not known when this portrait was painted, either at the end of his life or after his death in 1927. The portrait passed from his wife, Jean Gibson Morgan, to his son, Joseph Bedinger Morgan, Jr., to his grandson, Joseph Morgan Van Zandt, and finally to his great-granddaughter, the present owner.
Notes:Joseph Bedinger Morgan was the husband of Jean Gibson (Morgan) and was the founder and President of the Morgan and Hamilton Company in Nashville, TN.

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