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Sir John Tenniel

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Sir John Tenniel, by Harry Furniss, 1880s-1900s -NPG 3526 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir John Tenniel

by Harry Furniss
Pen and ink on Bristol Board, 1880s-1900s
9 3/4 in. x 7 1/8 in. (247 mm x 180 mm) overall
NPG 3526

Inscriptionback to top

Signed with initials in ink lower left: ‘HyF.’;
inscr. in ink below: ‘Sir John Tenniel at work.’;
and in pencil top right: ‘chap I’.
On reverse inscr.: ‘Punch Chap III’ (according to NPG RP 3526; now stuck down on mount).

This portraitback to top

See NPG collection 3337–3535, 3554–3620

Carol Blackett-Ord

Physical descriptionback to top

Half-length, seated to left, head in profile, drawing from a model.

Provenanceback to top

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

Exhibitionsback to top

Harry Furniss: Confessions of a Caricaturist, NPG, London, 1983 (25).

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