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Vanderbilt Collection - Kirkland Hall

Subject/Title:
Cornelius Vanderbilt II (1843 - 1899)
Artist:Leon Bonnat
Date Created:1880
Owner/Location:Vanderbilt University
Frame Dimensions:57.5 x 405
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:oil
Condition:Excellent

Description:Three guarter portrait, subject facing toward viewer's right. Wearing dark cut-away and gray slacks with gray ascot. Right thumb tucked in watch pocket.
History of Work:Gift to the Universiy by William H. Vanderbilt, grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, who was the grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt, founder of the Univesity.
Notes:Located in Kirkland Hall, Vanderbilt campus.

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