TENNYSON, ALFRED, Lord (1809-1892, poet) PORTRAIT BY 'C.E.C.',
Lot 155
TENNYSON, ALFRED, Lord (1809-1892, poet, Poet Laureate) PORTRAIT BY 'C.E.C.',
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TENNYSON, ALFRED, Lord (1809-1892, poet, Poet Laureate)
PORTRAIT BY 'C.E.C.',
oil on paper, head and shoulders, profile facing right, signed (down right-hand side) and dated 1870 by the artist, 61/2 x 5 in (16.5 x 12.7 cm).

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  • EXHIBITED: Cheltenham Literary Festival, Faces and Places, 1982.

    A well-executed portrait of the poet after his favourite photograph of himself. The National Portrait Gallery has a similar portrait by M. Arnault after the photograph by Mayall taken in 1864.
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