William Gale, 1823-1909
Drawn by J. Allen
Engraved by F. Wentworth
Reproduction of an oil-painting
Source: Defforne 375
The original was one of four paintings by Gale shown at the Royal Academy that year, and the Art-Journal critic, James Dafforne, considered it the "most prominent" (374). [Commentary continues below.]
Scanned image and text by Jacqueline Banerjee.
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