Charles Dickens, Victorian novelist
Late 19th century
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)