© National Portrait Gallery, London
Mary Lamb; Charles Lamb
by Francis Stephen Cary Click on the links below to find out more
oil on canvas, 1834
44 1/2 in. x 33 1/2 in. (1130 mm x 851 mm)
Given by Edward Robert Hughes, 1895
- Charles Lamb (1775-1834), Essayist and poet. Sitter in 11 portraits.
- Mary Lamb (1764-1847), Sister and collaborator of Charles Lamb. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Francis Stephen Cary (1808-1880), Painter and teacher of art. Artist associated with 2 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Holmes, Richard, Insights: The Romantic Poets and Their Circle, 2005, p. 58
- Holmes, Richard, The Romantic Poets and Their Circle, 2013, p. 72
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 360
- Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 304
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