Only Connect - Leigh Hunt <> Niccolo Paganini

How are these sitters connected?


James Henry Leigh Hunt, by Samuel Laurence, circa 1837 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

James Henry Leigh Hunt
by Samuel Laurence
circa 1837
NPG 2508

Nicolo Paganini, by Richard James Lane, published 1831 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Nicolo Paganini
by Richard James Lane
published 1831
NPG D5451

The connection
The writer James Henry Leigh Hunt ‘watched Niccolò Paganini in 1831, ‘through the arm akimbo of a man who was perched up before me, as though through a perspective glass.’

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NPG 2786 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Leigh Hunt <> Madame Vestris


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