Thomas Carlyle

Walter Greaves, 1846-1930

Watercolour, pencil and pen and ink

27.00 x 22.50cm (10.63 x 8.86 inches)

Signed; bears inscription on the reverse: Portrait from life of Thomas Carlyle taken by Mr Walter Greaves in Whistler’s studio. From this was constructed the full length oil picture exhibited at the Goupil Gallery in May 1911.

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