Oscar Wilde

1 portrait

Oscar Wilde, by Carlo Pellegrini, published in Vanity Fair 24 May 1884 - NPG 3653 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Oscar Wilde

by Carlo Pellegrini
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 24 May 1884
12 1/8 in. x 7 in. (308 mm x 178 mm)
Purchased, 1949
Primary Collection
NPG 3653


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Sitterback to top

  • Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Wit and dramatist. Sitter associated with 13 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • Carlo Pellegrini (1839-1889), 'Ape'; caricaturist. Artist associated with 215 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

This portraitback to top

Published in Vanity Fair, 24 May 1884.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • 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. 137
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 661

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