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Object Name Drawing
Title Judge George Robertson
Catalog Number 1979.6.5
Creator Sawyier, Paul
Date 1885
Material(s) Charcoal on paper; linen
Dimensions H-27 W-22 inches
Description This is a bust portrait of Judge George Robertson. The subject is facing the right side (viewer's perspective) and is wearing a dark suit with a waistcoat and white collared shirt. The signature is going across the subject's arm at an angle on the left side of the drawing. There is a white highlight along the edge of his collar and highlights in his eyes. There is writing on the back where it appears that the artist was practicing his signature.
Collection The estate of Josephine Warren Asbury and Margaret R. Warren Collection
People Robertson, George
Sawyier, Paul
Subjects Art
Portrait drawings
Search Terms Portrait
Portrait Paintings
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS