Research: Luce Center for American Art

A Madonna
Accession #00.158
Artist William Ordway Partridge
TitleA Madonna
Dateca. 1890
MediumMarble
Dimensions25 x 24 x 16 in. (63.5 x 61 x 40.6 cm)
InscriptionsWritten in pencil under proper right armpit: "[W.O.] Partridge [in script]" / W. ORDWAY PARTRID / [GE]"
Credit LineGift of George F. Peabody
LocationVisible Storage: Case 4, Shelf P (Sculpture)
DescriptionBust-length statue of a idealized woman with her head tipped downward; her eyes are closed and she has a solemn expression; wears hood covering her head and falling down back, and a loose, double-layered garment wrapped around her body with V-shaped opening at chest. Condition: Good