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Title: James E. Roper
Authors: Donahue, Thomas, 1948-2012
Keywords: Images;Art and Art History, Department of
Issue Date: 1991
Publisher: Memphis, Tenn. : Art Department, Rhodes College
Abstract: This is a portrait of James E. Roper in oil on canvas. The painting is of Roper in black regalia with a white hood and a red and blue striped tie. He is also wearing a button-down coat underneath with his left hand on a surface. The painting looks to be painted where the seal is in Palmer Hall. The artist’s signature “TOM DONAHUE . ’91” is painted in red at the lower right side of the canvas. The piece is framed in a decorative gold frame with a plaque in the bottom’s center reading “JAMES E. ROPER / 1918-1990 / ALUMNUS CLASS OF 1948; RHODES SCHOLAR; M.A. EXETER COLLEGE OXFORD: M.A. YALE / PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH 1954-1989; / HOLDR OF THE CHARLES R. GLOVER CHAIR OF ENGLISH STUDIES; HISTORIAN, HUMORIST, and WRITER; / AUTHOR OF SOUTHWESTERN AT MEMPHIS; 1948-1975”.
Description: Artwork photographed and inventoried by the 2015 Summer Art Inventory team in the Visual Resources Center.
Appears in Collections:Rhodes College Collection of Art

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