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Only Connect - Leigh Hunt <> Niccolo Paganini

How are these sitters connected?

Leigh Hunt
by Samuel Laurence
circa 1837
NPG 2508

Nicolo Paganini
by Richard James Lane
published 1831
NPG D5451

The connection
The writer James Henry Leigh Hunt ‘watched Niccolò Paganini in 1831, ‘through the arm akimbo of a man who was perched up before me, as though through a perspective glass.’

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