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Vanderbilt Collection - Kirkland Hall

Subject/Title:
Frank Chambless Rand
1876 - 1949
Artist:Harold Ellison
Date Created:1950
Owner/Location:Vanderbilt University
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:41" x 34"
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Condition:Excellent

Description:Mr. Rand is seated in a red leather chair with his hands resting on his leg. He is dressed in a dark blue shit with a red tie and white shirt.
History of Work:This portrait, commissioned by the Board of Trust in 1950, hangs in Kirkland Hall on Vanderbilt's campus.
Notes:Born in Mississippi, Frank C. Rand, graduated from Vanderbilt in 1898 and worked his way up in the International Shoe Company to become president of the St. Louis based business. He became a Trustee on Vanderbilt's Board of Trust in 1912 and served as president from 1935 until his death in 1949. Rand Hall, which houses the dining center, bookstore, post office, and other student related services, is named in memory of Frank C. Rand.

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