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Charles Samuel Keene

Charles Samuel Keene, by Harry Furniss, circa 1880s-early 1900s -NPG 3477 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Charles Samuel Keene

by Harry Furniss
Pen and ink on Bristol board, circa 1880s-early 1900s
7 1/8 in. x 5 1/4 in. (181 mm x 133 mm)
NPG 3477

Inscriptionback to top

Inscr. in ink lower left: ‘Charles Keene’;
signed lower centre: ‘Hy.F.’;
and inscr. in blue pencil top right: ‘Chap III’ (crossed through).
A note in NPG RP 3477 says ‘inscribed on back in blue chalk: “T.P.C. Chap XIII”’. This is no longer visible due to mounting.

This portraitback to top

NPG 3477 and NPG 3476 are part of a large collection of drawings of prominent men by Harry Furniss, c.1880–1910. See NPG collection 3337–3535, 3554–3620

Carol Blackett-Ord

Physical descriptionback to top

Whole-length to left, leaning on walking stick, smoking pipe, bag slung over right shoulder, wearing long cape coat and a battered hat.

Provenanceback to top

The artist; his sons, from whom purchased (through Theodore Cluse), April 1947

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