Thomas Carlyle

The Irish Famine by George Frederic Watts RA (1817-1904). 1850<. Oil on canvas. 198 x 180.3 cm. Courtesy the Watts Gallery, Compton. Text and formatting by George P. Landow. Many thanks to the Watts Gallery for permitting the Victorian Web to include an image of this work from their collection. Readers might wish to view the Gallery's site for news about current exhibitions and its other programs.

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Blunt, Wilfred. "England's Michaelangelo": A Biography of George Frederic Watts, Om., R.A. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1975. Pp. 47, 55-56, 211, 220.

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