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Homer Reciting the Iliad

A work made of bronze.

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

1900

Artist:

William Ordway Partridge (American, 1861–1930)
Cast by Roman Bronze Works (American, founded 1897)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

William Ordway Partridge (Sculptor)

Title

Homer Reciting the Iliad

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1900

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Signed on base, top-right: Partridge 1900 (in script); stamped on base, left-bottom: ROMAN BRONZE WORHS N.Y. [stamped H instead of K].

Dimensions

36.8 × 109.6 × 54.6 cm (14 1/2 × 43 3/16 × 21 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Roger McCormick Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1985.4

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