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Stanley Gordon oil portraits

 Collection
Identifier: RITArt-0038

Scope and Contents

Stanley Gordon oil portraits depict RIT-related people. They are:

  • Ralph H. Avery, undated. Faculty


  • Margaret Davis, undated. Benefactor


  • Frank E. Gannett (standing), undated. Benefactor


  • Frank E. Gannett (seated), 1958. Benefactor


  • Eleanor Gleason, undated. First librarian of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute


  • James E. Gleason, undated. Trustee: 1899-1964


  • Kate Gleason, undated. Benefactor


  • Paul A. Miller, 1983. President: 1969-1979


  • M. Richard Rose, 1991. President: 1979-1992


  • Albert J. Simone, 2000. President: 1992-2007


  • Clarence Smith, undated. Benefactor
  • Dates

    • circa 1958-2000

    Creator

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open to researchers.

    Biographical / Historical

    Local artist Stanley Gordon is known for his portraits of well-known figures, as well as Rochester personalities. A portrait of Jimmy Carter resides in Carter's library in Atlanta. Gordon has also painted the portraits of three RIT presidents. He sketched soldiers during World War II, then returned home to practice his craft and teach. His most famous work, a portrait of Jesus Christ, has been widely reproduced.

    Extent

    11 Item(s) (11 Oil paintings)

    Language

    English

    Overview

    Stanley Gordon portraits contains 11 oil portraits of RIT related people.

    Arrangement

    Collection consists of 11 paintings.

    Physical Location

    RIT Art Collection

    Bibliography

    • Stanley Gordon at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology

    Dimensions

    Size of paintings varies: 23 x 17 to 51 x 36 inches.

    Processing Information

    Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in September 2011.
    Title
    Stanley Gordon oil portraits
    Subtitle
    RIT Art Collection
    Status
    Published
    Author
    Amy Vilz
    Date
    05 September 2011
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    Language of description note
    English

    Repository Details

    Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

    Contact:
    RIT Libraries
    Wallace Center
    90 Lomb Memorial Drive
    Rochester NY 14623 USA
    (585) 475-4613