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George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans)) (1819-1880), Novelist

Sitter associated with 12 portraits
Novelist and translator. Born Mary Ann Evans; wrote under the pseudonym George Eliot. She had strong evangelical sympathies and translated Strauss's Life of Jesus, 1846, and other works. Her great novels include The Mill on the Floss, 1860, Romola, 1862-3, Middlemarch, 1871-2, and Daniel Deronda, 1874-6. Evans lived with G.H. Lewes from 1854 until his death in 1878. In 1880 she married American banker, J.W. Cross who was twenty years her junior.

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George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))

replica by François D'Albert Durade
oil on canvas, (1849)
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
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George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))

by Laura Theresa (née Epps), Lady Alma-Tadema
pencil, circa 1877
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George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))

by Laura Theresa (née Epps), Lady Alma-Tadema
pencil, 1877
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George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen print
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George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after Mayall
sepia postcard print, copied 1870s (1858)
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George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1870s-1900s
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George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after Sir Frederic William Burton
etching, (1865)
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