Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908)

Object Number: 
1943.74
Date: 
ca. 1903
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower right: "Pirie MacDonald"
Gallery Label: 
The subject, a poet and critic, was born in Hartford, Conn., the son of Major Edmund Burke Stedman and Elizabeth Clementine (Dodge) Stedman. He published many volumes of his own poetry and editions of contemporary poetry, among them "The Poetical Works of Edmund Clarence Stedman" (1873) and "A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895" (1895). This miniature of Stedman was painted by Bentz from a photograph by Pirie MacDonald.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Pirie MacDonald and Mr. & Mrs. Everett Tutchings
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group