Penny Magazine

Pen & Ink Portrait


A rapidly drawn but effective portrait in profile of a gentleman in a tricorn hat. Pen & brown ink on lightweight laid paper. Instinctly inscribed:

Portrait of Eramus Reading
From the Penny Magazine
for October 1832 –
April 7th 1836.

Unframed with light age-browning and small tear to bottom edge, as shown.

Item Ref. 3390

Size: 180 x 113mm (7⅛ x 4⅜")