Joseph Pennell

  • John Flanagan, Joseph Pennell, 1919, plaster, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Anna Margaretta Archambault, 1946.8.1

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John Flanagan’s plaster relief honors the artist Joseph Pennell (1857-1926), who led a revival of etching in the United States around the turn of the twentieth century. Pennell and his wife, Elizabeth Robins, were leading American illustrators, and in 1908 the couple collaborated on Life, a two-volume biography of American artist James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903).

Title
Joseph Pennell
Artists
Date
1919
On View
Dimensions
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Anna Margaretta Archambault

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Pennell, Joseph – profile
  • Portrait male – Pennell, Joseph – bust
  • Occupation – art – artist
Object Number
1946.8.1
Palette
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