14 of 80 portraits of Thomas Carlyle
by Sir Alfred Gilbert
plaster cast of death-mask, 1881
10 1/4 in. (260 mm) high
Given by Mrs William Edward Hartpole Lecky, 1904
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Sitterback to top
- Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Historian and essayist. Sitter associated with 80 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Sir Alfred Gilbert (1854-1934), Sculptor and goldsmith. Artist of 2 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 92
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 104
Exhibitions and displays
- Simon Schama’s Face of Britain
Until 4 January 2016