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Charles Dickens

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
circa 1880-1910
10 5/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (270 mm x 248 mm)
NPG 3566

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.

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