George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))
François D'Albert Durade (1804-86), replica
Oil on canvas
13 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. (343 mm x 267 mm)
© National Portrait Gallery, London (NPG 1405)
At this time Eliot was staying with the Swiss artist d'Albert-Durade (1804-86) in Geneva, while getting over her father's death (see Ashton 6).
Text by Jacqueline Banerjee