8 of 95 portraits of Charles Dickens
- Extended catalogue entry
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
by Harry Furniss
6 7/8 in. x 5 1/2 in. (175 mm x 140 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
Signed (lower left): Hy. F.
Inscribed in pencil (along the bottom): Charles Dickens at the end of [his life?] with the measurements 6 ½ (above) and 3 ½ inch (below) and the number 8846
Provenanceback to top
Purchased from the artist's sons, through Theodore Cluse, 1947.
Reproductionsback to top
H. Furniss, The Two Pins Club (1925), facing p 53.
This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.
Exhibitions and displays
- Photography: A Public Art, 1840 - 1939
Until 14 October