Portrait of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
- Art Funded
- 30.5 x 26.7 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £16,378 (Total: £32,890)
What is remarkable is that it catches an irregularity in Coleridge's mouth. The mouth was always an area of Coleridge's portrait which he, himself, loathed. The probability is that Coleridge suffered from adenoids, and therefore could not breathe without his mouth being open.