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Thomas Carlyle

11 of 15 portraits on display at Bodelwyddan Castle

Thomas Carlyle, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, 1877 - NPG 968 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Carlyle

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, 1877
46 in. x 34 3/4 in. (1168 mm x 883 mm)
Purchased, 1894
Primary Collection
NPG 968


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Sitterback to top

  • Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Historian and essayist. Sitter associated with 78 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt (1829-1896), Painter and President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 39 portraits, Sitter associated with 70 portraits.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Funnell, Peter; Warner, Malcolm, Millais: Portraits, 1999 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 19 February to 6 June 1999), p. 165
  • Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 87
  • Piper, David, The English Face, 1992, p. 226
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 104