Pen Browning

Pen-S. Lawrence chalk sketch Robert Wiedeman Barrett (Pen) Browning
Pen and chalk by Samuel Laurence, c. 1853
Dimensions: 13" x 10"
Location: EBB Salon

The artist also created a companion portrait of Elizabeth Barrett Browning during the same time period.

PB by Haworth Robert Wiedeman Barrett (Pen) Browning
Oil by Euphrasia Fanny Haworth, c. 1857
Dimensions: 11" x 8"
Location: EBB Salon

This painting is described by Elizabeth Barrett Browning in a letter to her sister Arabella on January 10, [1857]. Although Pen was eight years old, his mother still enjoyed his curls and dressed him in velvet and lace.

Gift of Irving Bush, Jr.