|Title||William Cullen Bryant|
|Artist||Wenzler, Henry Antonio, -1871|
William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), an American poet and journalist, was editor of the New York Evening Post from 1829-1878. Referred to by James Fennimore Cooper as “the author of America,” William Cullen Bryant’s contributions as a romantic poet, editor and intellectual made him one of the most beloved authors of the nineteenth century.
Portrait. Adult Male Subject. Mid-waist length view. He is turned 3/4ths to his right, while he gazes at the viewer. He has grey hair and a beard. He wears a black necktie, a white shirt, and a black coat.
|Dimensions||H-76.9 W-63.5 cm|
|Signed Name||A.H. Wenzler pinx, 1862|
|Inscriptions and Marks||On reverse (in block letters)|
Wenzler, Henry Antonio, -1871
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878
|Notes||Formerly #65. The work was painted when Bryant was 68 years old.|