[Gus Wortham's bull standing by wooden fence]

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Gus Wortham's bull standing by wooden fence. Brand visible.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1960~/1969~.

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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 180 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Gus Wortham's bull standing by wooden fence. Brand visible.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Gus Sessions Wortham (1891-1976) was the Chairman of American General Insurance. He was also involved in raising cattle, particularly Santa Gertrudis cattle. A philanthropist, he established the Wortham Foundation which supports many Houston area cultural organizations.

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Robert Joy Collection

Considered Houston's premier portraitist, Robert Joy painted more than 350 portraits over a career that spanned more than 40 years. His subjects included lawyers, politicians, and the social elite.

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  • 1960~/1969~

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  • Oct. 9, 2006, 10:03 a.m.

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  • July 5, 2017, 3:28 p.m.

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[Gus Wortham's bull standing by wooden fence], photograph, 1960~/1969~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18738/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.