Marion Sharp Robinson Portrait

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Title Marion Sharp Robinson Portrait
Creator Cope, Gordon N., 1906-1999
Room Number 2500
Description The artist Gordon Nicholson Cope was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1906. He taught art at the Latter-day Saints University and the Mountain school of art. Cope served in the Works Projects Administration (WPA), created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great Depression. Marion Sharp was born in 1906 in New York City. She was the eldest daughter of eight children. A soprano, Marion performed with the Philadelphia Opera Company, the San Francisco Opera Company and the Teatro del Opera in Rome. Marion attended the University of Utah and Columbia University. She studied music at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. She also studied voice and languages in Munich, Paris and Rome. She had a life-long interest in art. She collected paintings from all over the world. Many of them are on display at the University of Utah Museum of Fine Arts and the J. Willard Marriott Library. She was a long-time resident of Salt Lake City, Utah, and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She married Eldridge Spencer Robinson in 1939.
Subject Robinson, Marion Sharp, 1906-2003; Public art--Utah; Art museums--Utah; University of Utah. Libraries--Art
Date 1932
Format image/jpeg
Medium Painting
Height Framed 38.50 inches
Width, Framed 32.50 inches
Height Unframed 32.50 inches
Width Unframed 26.50 inches
Depth (3D Objects) n/a
Signature Location Bottom Right Corner
Library Number No Number [05]
Digitization Specifications JPEG2000 image for display, Archival tiff generated by Photoshop. Original image captured by Photoshop. Original image captured with Nikon D300s at 12.3 megapixels.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Image/StillImage
Identifier index.cpd
ARK ark:/87278/s608663c
Setname uum_mlpac
Date Created 2015-11-24
Date Modified 2015-11-24
ID 235177
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