Robert Browning(1812-1889), Poet; husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Sitter in 53 portraits
Poet; published poems and plays from 1832; married Elizabeth Barrett, 1846; lived mostly in Italy until her death, 1861; published The Ring and the Book, 1868-9, Balaustion's Adventure, 1871, and Dramatic Idylls, 1879-80; one of the great poets of the nineteenth-century, pre-eminent for his intellectuality, and for his use of dramatic psychological monologues.
by Constance Barclay
halftone reproduction, 14 November 1889