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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

modeled by 1899 William Ordway Partridge Born: Paris, France 1861 Died: New York, New York 1930 Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company (Founder) bronze 20 x 13 x 8 in. (50.8 x 33.0 x 20.3 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. William Ordway Partridge 1944.11.4 Smithsonian American Art Museum
2nd Floor, East Wing


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William Ordway Partridge modeled a series of portraits of English writers, including Keats, Milton, and Shelley. In these sculptures the facial features are clearly defined while the hair and clothing have been left rough. The stern expression and dramatic profile of Alfred, Lord Tennyson suggest a man of formidable intelligence.

Keywords

Occupation - writer - poet

Portrait male - Tennyson, Alfred - head

sculpture

metal - bronze

About William Ordway Partridge

Born: Paris, France 1861 Died: New York, New York 1930

About Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company

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