© National Portrait Gallery, London
by Jacques-Emile Blanche Click on the links below to find out more
oil on canvas, 1935
49 1/4 in. x 34 1/2 in. (1251 mm x 876 mm)
- James Joyce (1882-1941), Novelist, poet and playwright. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- Jacques-Emile Blanche (1861-1942), Painter and writer. Artist associated with 8 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
The portrait was painted in Paris; Blanche recorded in his autobiography that Joyce had been sensitive about the bulging left-hand lens of his spectacles.
- Jeffares, A. Norman, Character Sketches: The Irish Literary Movement, 1998, p. 4
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 343
- Various contributors, National Portrait Gallery: A Portrait of Britain, 2014, p. 207
- Place made: France (Paris, France)
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