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Vanderbilt Collection - Kirkland Hall

Subject/Title:
Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794 - 1877)
Artist:Jared Bradley Flagg
Date Created:1877
Owner/Location:Vanderbilt University
Frame Dimensions:55 x 41
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:oil
Condition:Excellent

Description:Three quarter portrait of CorneliusVanderbilt standing. Wearing black suit with white shirt and white tie. Holding a cane in right hand.
History of Work:Possibly a study for a larger portrait by the same artist.
Notes:This portrait of the founder of Vanderbilt University is located in the Chancellor's suite in Kirkland Hall on the campus.

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