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Vanderbilt Collection - Kirkland Hall

Subject/Title:
Dempsey Weaver
1815 - 1880
Artist:Washington Bogart Cooper
Date Created:perhaps 1886
Owner/Location:Vanderbilt University
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:29 1/2" x 24 1/2"
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Condition:Excellent

Description:In this bust portrait, Mr. Weaver is wearing a black suit, white shirt and black bowtie.
History of Work:This portrait was a gift to the University by the family of Dempsey Weaver in 1887. It hangs in Kirkland Hall.
Notes:Treasurer of Vanderbilt University from its opening in 1875 until his death in 1880.

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