Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908)

Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908)
Title
Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908)
Date 
ca. 1903
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 7 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Pirie MacDonald and Mr. & Mrs. Everett Tutchings
Object Number 
1943.74
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.
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Creative: Tronvig Group