7 of 188 portraits of Ellen Terry
- Extended Catalogue Entry
by Walford Graham Robertson
oil on canvas, 1923
48 1/4 in. x 30 1/8 in. (1224 mm x 765 mm) overall
Given by Walford Graham Robertson, 1943
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Artistback to top
- Walford Graham Robertson (1866-1948), Painter, illustrator, costume designer and playwright. Artist of 2 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Actress; won fame as a child; first appeared on stage, 1856; married G.F. Watts, 1864, but separated the following year; performed her most memorable roles under the management of Henry Irving, 1878-1902; in later life continued to act but also produced plays, lectured and wrote.
Standing in an unidentified landscape.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 609
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