Royal Institute of British Architects London England
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Three-quarter-length portrait of Francis Cranmer Penrose (1817-1903) seated in an armchair with his hands folded in his lap, his legs crossed, and his head raised and resting against the back of the chair. A leather portfolio with papers leans against the side of the chair.
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums