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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)  (show scale)
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
CAPTION William Ordway Partridge (American, 1861–1930). Portrait of Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1899. Plaster, 21 x 13 1/2 x 10 7/8 in. (53.3 x 34.3 x 27.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles R. Baker, 30.924. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 30.924_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 30.924_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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