A head and shoulders portrait of Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855) showing her wearing a bonnet.
Portrait of Charlotte Brontë by Unknown Artist, c. 1839
© Brontë Parsonage Museum
- Ink, crayon, chalk & wash
- Diameter: 15.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,425 ( Total: £7,710)
- Acquired in:
It is possible that this is the portrait Charlotte writes about while on her second visit to Brussels in 1843. This would suggest the artist is Mary Dixon.
Martha Brown (a servant in the Bronte household), 1855; William Law; Sotheby's, 2004.