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Thomas Carlyle

Portrait of Thomas Carlyle

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Robert Herdman specialized in painting portraits and Scottish historical subjects. He chose to stay in Edinburgh rather than move to London and established a successful practice there. His work featured intense colours and exacting brushwork. He was elected to the Royal Scottish Academy in 1863.

Basement, Picture storage, Rack 2f

Materials/Media:
oil
Dimensions:
685mm x 585mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0203.1
Digital Number:
Portrait of Thomas Carlyle
Creation Date:
1875
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council