Portrait of Sarah Baker Hester
William Ordway Partridge
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
25 1/2 x 21 x 12 1/2 in. (64.8 x 53.3 x 31.8 cm) (show scale)
Inscribed underneath proper left shoulder: "Partridge / 1905"
Gift of Mrs. Charles R. Baker
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William Ordway Partridge (American, 1861-1930). Portrait of Sarah Baker Hester, 1905. Marble, 25 1/2 x 21 x 12 1/2 in. (64.8 x 53.3 x 31.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles R. Baker, 30.923. Creative Commons-BY
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Portrait bust of woman with head turned slightly to right; hair gathered in a bun; dress gathered around her shoulders with ribbon tied in large bow to right of center; roses carved on front of simple square pedestal base.
Condition: Good; yellow-orange accretion located in several areas of hair, dress, and roses (intentional coloring?).
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