11 of 95 portraits of Charles Dickens
- Extended catalogue entry
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
by Harry Furniss
10 5/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (270 mm x 248 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
Signed (lower left): Hy. F.
Inscribed (top left): Charles Dickens exhausted/after his Death of Nancy Reading and (top right): Chap XVII
Provenanceback to top
Purchased from the artist's sons, through Theodore Cluse, 1948.
Exhibitionsback to top
Charles Dickens, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1970 (M35).
Reproductionsback to top
H. Furniss, Some Victorian Men (1924), facing p 194, with the title, 'Charles Dickens Exhausted'.
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