[Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. posed in fishing attire beside Robert Joy portrait, 3/4 view]

Description:

Alfred Glassell, Jr. posed in fishing attire beside Robert Joy portrait, 3/4 view. Interior shot.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Creation Date: c. 1963  
Partner(s):
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection(s):
Robert Joy Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 667
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1963
  • Digitized: September 27, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
c. 1963  
Description:

Alfred Glassell, Jr. posed in fishing attire beside Robert Joy portrait, 3/4 view. Interior shot.

Note:

Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1914-) has been a distinguished leader in the petroleum industry and marine biology as well as renowned art patron, collector and philanthropist. Also an avid sportsman, he holds the world record title for catching a 1,560 pound marlin on a hand-held rod and reel. He is a Life Trustee of both the Texas Childrens Hospital and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH), where he founded the Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. School of Art and holds the title of Chairman emeritus. He established world class collections of African and Pre-Columbian gold, which he donated to the MFAH. He is also a generous supporter of his alma mater, Louisiana State University.

Physical Description:

Original print, color. 13.75" x 11"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection:
Robert Joy Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MS39-07-004
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth18631
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public