Portrait of Alfred Lord Tennyson
William Ordway Partridge
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
21 x 13 1/2 x 10 7/8 in. (53.3 x 34.3 x 27.6 cm) (show scale)
Inscribed on proper left side of base in script: "Partridge / 1899"
Gift of Mrs. Charles R. Baker
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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
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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.
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