4 of 78 portraits of Thomas Carlyle
by Thomas Woolner
plaster cast of medallion, 1855
8 1/2 in. (216 mm) diameter
Given by Sir James Lewis Caw, 1899
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Sitterback to top
- Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Historian and essayist. Sitter associated with 78 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Thomas Woolner (1825-1892), Sculptor and poet. Artist associated with 23 portraits, Sitter in 27 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 91
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 103
Exhibitions and displays
- Thomas Carlyle: Historian of Heroes
Until 30 March 2015