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Vanderbilt Collection - Kirkland Hall

Subject/Title:
Cornelius Vanderbilt II
(1843 - 1899)
Artist:James Carroll Beckwith
Date Created:Unknown
Owner/Location:Vanderbilt University
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:49 1/4 x 39 1/4
Materials/Media:oil
Condition:Good

Description:A very dark portrait of subject seated at a desk with open book.
History of Work:Portrait was a gift from Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt II to the University replacing another which destroyed by the 1905 fire which had gutted Vanderbilt's University Hall. Copied from portrait by Frank Hall(?)
Notes:Located in Kirkland Hall on campus.

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