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Artist:
William Ordway Partridge, born Paris, France 1861-died New York City 1930  Search this
Founder:
Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company  Search this
Sitter:
Alfred Tennyson  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
20 x 13 x 8 in. (50.8 x 33.0 x 20.3 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled by 1899
Luce Center Label:
William Ordway Partridge modeled a series of portraits of English writers, including Keats, Milton, and Shelley. In these sculptures the facial features are clearly defined while the hair and clothing have been left rough. The stern expression and dramatic profile of Alfred, Lord Tennyson suggest a man of formidable intelligence.
Topic:
Occupation\writer\poet  Search this
Portrait male\head  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Ordway Partridge
Object number:
1944.11.4
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, East Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1944.11.4