[Ima Hogg seated in front of floral arrangement]

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Miss Ima Hogg wearing pearl necklace and earrings seated in front of floral arrangement on table with drapery in the background. Interior shot.

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Original print, black & white. 8" x 10"

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Conway Studios Corp, New York c. 1956.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Robert Joy Collection and was provided by The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1139 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

A center for artistic and cultural growth located in the Montrose area of Houston, the Museum of Fine Arts displays interesting and unique exhibitions. It is the oldest art museum in Texas, formed in 1900 by the Public School Art League. Since then, multiple entities have made important donations to the museum, including Ima Hogg, the daughter of former Gov. Jim Hogg, who gave her home of Bayou Bend in 1957.

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Miss Ima Hogg wearing pearl necklace and earrings seated in front of floral arrangement on table with drapery in the background. Interior shot.

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Original print, black & white. 8" x 10"

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Robert Joy Collection

Considered Houston's premiere portraitist, Robert Joy painted more than 350 portraits over a career that spanned more than 40 years. Lawyers, politicians, and the Houston social elite were among those who sat for Joy, including notable figures like President Lyndon B. Johnson and philanthropist Ima Hogg.

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  • c. 1956

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Conway Studios Corp, New York. [Ima Hogg seated in front of floral arrangement], photograph, c. 1956; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18680/: accessed March 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.