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William Beach Lawrence (1800–1881)

Object Name: Head
Date: 1877
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Medium: White marble
Dimensions: Overall: 22 x 11 3/8 x 9 in. ( 55.9 x 28.9 x 22.9 cm )
Description: Portrait bust.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Isaac Lawrence
Object Number: 1882.175
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William Lawrence was the son of Isaac and Cornelia (Beach) Lawrence. He became a prosperous lawyer and prominent citizen of New York in the 1820s and 1830s. This portrait of him was a gift to the Society from his son.

Exhibitions:

National Academy of Design, 1878

Robert Lehman Sculpture Gallery, New-York Historical Society, November 2000–2014.