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Portrait of Alfred Lord Tennyson

William Ordway Partridge

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Plaster
DATES 1899
DIMENSIONS 21 x 13 1/2 x 10 7/8 in. (53.3 x 34.3 x 27.6 cm)
SIGNATURE Inscribed on proper left side of base in script: "Partridge / 1899"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Charles R. Baker
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Portrait bust of mature man with a high forehead and chin-length, thick hair; long, thick beard and mustache; head turned slightly to the right and downward; wearing a soft collar; continuous rectangular block base with molded letters across the front, "TENNYSON"; reddish brown pigment (?) in crevices, especially in beard. Condition: Good, few scratches on forehead and chips around bottom edge of base.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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