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Charles Dickens

1 of 94 portraits of Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens, by Samuel Laurence, 1838 - NPG 5207 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Dickens

by Samuel Laurence
chalk, 1838
20 3/8 in. x 14 3/8 in. (517 mm x 364 mm)
Purchased, 1978
Primary Collection
NPG 5207


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  • Charles Dickens (1812-1870), Novelist. Sitter associated with 94 portraits.

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  • Samuel Laurence (1812-1884), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 33 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.

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  • Rogers, Malcolm, Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, 1993 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 5 August to 23 October 1994), p. 113
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 178