(1861 - 1930)
William Ordway Partridge was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts / Italy. William Partridge is known for portrait bust, historical figure and equestrian sculpture, teaching.
Biography William Partridge
William Ordway Partridge was an American sculptor whose public commissions can be found in New York City and other locations. He was born in Paris to American parents descended from the Pilgrims in Massachusetts; his father was a representative of A.T. Stewart. At the end of the reign of Napoleon III, Partridge travelled to America to attend and graduate from Adelphi Academy in Brooklyn and Columbia University in New York.
After a year of experimention in theatre, he went abroad to study sculpture. During a brief stint in the Paris studio of William-Adolphe Bouguereau, he formed a close friendship with the neo-Gothic architect Ralph Adams Cram on his 1887 trip. He knew the young Bernard Berenson in Florence, where he studied i
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