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Charles Kingsley

2 of 7 portraits by Adriano Cecioni

Charles Kingsley, by Adriano Cecioni, published in Vanity Fair 30 March 1872 - NPG 1939 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Kingsley

by Adriano Cecioni
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 30 March 1872
12 in. x 7 1/8 in. (305 mm x 181 mm)
Purchased, 1922
Primary Collection
NPG 1939


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  • Charles Kingsley (1819-1875), Novelist, Church of England clergyman and controversialist. Sitter in 44 portraits.

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Published in Vanity Fair, 30 March 1872.

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  • Foister, Susan, Cardinal Newman 1801-90, 1990 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 2 March - 20 May 1990), p. 65
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 354