Alfred, Lord Tennyson

  • William Ordway Partridge, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, modeled by 1899, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Ordway Partridge, 1944.11.4

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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.

Title
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Artist
Founder
Date
modeled by 1899
On View
Dimensions
20 x 13 x 8 in. (50.8 x 33.0 x 20.3 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. William Ordway Partridge

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Tennyson, Alfred – head
  • Occupation – writer – poet
Object Number
1944.11.4
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