Charles Dickens commissioned a portrait of himself and later one of his wife.
Catharine Dickens by Samuel Laurence, 18371839
© Charles Dickens Museum
- Crayon & chalk
- 49.5 x 33.5 cm
- Acquired in:
Laurence was so proud of his portrait of the young Dickens that he produced a second version kept it with him until his death. This portrait was a pair to the portrait of Charles Dickens and the grant went towards the acquisition of both works.
Horace N. Pym.