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Object Name Portrait
Title Chief Justice George Robertson
Catalog Number 1979.43.1
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-36 W-31.25 inches
Description This portrait of George Robertson shows him in a dark coat, white shirt with upturned collar and a black stock. He has curly brown hair with lock lying on his forehead. He has rosy cheeks and brown eyes.
Notes Robertson was born in 1790 and died in 1874. He served in Congress, was a law professor at Translyvania, was chief justice of the Court of Appeals.

The painting has been attributed to Oliver Frazer but there is no proof that is the case.
Collection Edith M. Williams Collection
People Frazer, Oliver
Subjects Painting
Portrait paintings
Search Terms Portrait
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS