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Vanderbilt Collection - Kirkland Hall

Subject/Title:
Ann Gordon Colby (Mrs. William H. Vanderbilt III)
1908 - 1974
Artist:Ellen Emmet Rand
Date Created:1939
Owner/Location:Vanderbilt University
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:42" x 33"
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Condition:Excellent

Description:Mrs. Vanderbilt is seated in chair with white coat draped over the back. She is wearing a white evening gown with a gardenia pinned at the bosom.
History of Work:Portrait came to the University in 1982 through the bequest of William Henry Vanderbilt III.
Notes:Ann Gordon Colby was married to William H. Vanderbilt III from 1929 - 1969.

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