Lady Guildford (Mary Wotton, born 1500) Artist: Copy after Hans Holbein the Younger (British, 16th century) Medium: Oil and gold on oak Dimensions: 32 1/8 x 26 1/8 in. (81.6 x 66.4 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Bequest of William K. Vanderbilt, 1920 Accession Number: 20.155.4
I like the way the form and counter-form work together. The oak leaf and acorn work nicely to create a serif "V" with a heavier stroke on one side of the "V". credit: http://richlandcreekrun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/vanderbilt-logo2.jpg
(1992 & 2008) Bronze Chandeliers "A closer look at the grand chandeliers created by the Sterling Bronze Company for Vanderbilt Hall and the Main Concourse reveals countless acorns and oak leaves, symbols of the Vanderbilt family."