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Emily Brontë (1818-1848), Novelist

Sitter in 3 portraits
Novelist; her poems were included in a pseudonymous publication of 1846, with those of her sisters Charlotte and Anne; she is generally acknowledged to be the most considerable poet of the three; her novel Wuthering Heights, 1847, was not acclaimed as one of the masterpieces of the period until after her death.

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1724

Emily Brontë

by Patrick Branwell Brontë
oil on canvas, arched top, circa 1833
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1724

1725

The Brontë Sisters (Anne Brontë; Emily Brontë; Charlotte Brontë)

by Patrick Branwell Brontë
oil on canvas, circa 1834
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1725

D32170

Emily Brontë

published by The Medici Society Ltd, after Patrick Branwell Brontë
collotype printed in colours, 1914 (1833)
NPG D32170