Charles Dickens, Victorian novelist

Late 19th century

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Daniel Maclise’s oil portrait of his friend Charles Dickens as a young man, upon which this late nineteenth century miniature is based, was painted in 1839. The miniaturist has used a softer palette, lightening the hair colouring.

Shaped metal mount within a period papier-mâché frame.

Item Ref. 5281

Size: framed, 6⅞ x 5½" (160 x 140mm)