A portrait of Ernest William Hornung 1862 -1921 who made a name for himself as one of the literary elite of late Victorian and early Edwardian England.
Portrait of E W Hornung by Albert Chevallier Tayler, 1906
© Dorman Museum
- Oil on canvas
- 51 x 41 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £760 ( Total: £2,717)
- Acquired in:
Hornung was born in Middlesbrough and became famous as the creator of Raffles, the Gentlemen Thief. He was a friend to many authors and artists including Oscar Wilde and married the sister of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1893.
E W Hornung; private collection; by descent; Bonhams, 2007.
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