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Ira Aldridge as Othello

Ira Aldridge as Othello
Artist
Henry Perronet Briggs, c. 1791 - 18 Jan 1844
Sitter
Ira Frederick Aldridge, 24 Jul 1807 - 10 Aug 1867
Date
c. 1830
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Stretcher: 128.3 x 103.5 x 5.1cm (50 1/2 x 40 3/4 x 2")
Frame: 162.6 x 136.8 x 12.7cm (64 x 53 7/8 x 5")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.72.73
Provenance
Sir George Alexander; presented in 1907 to The Garrick Club, London; sold to NPG 1972.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
Exhibition
American Origins
On View
NPG, East Gallery 120