Walter Savage Landor [facsimile signature.]
London, Published July 5th. 1839 by J. Mitchell, Royal Library, 33, Old Bond St. J. Graf, Printer to Her Majesty.
Lithograph on india paper, india 215 x 165mm. 8½ x 6½".
Portrait of Walter Savage Landor (1775 - 1864), poet and writer. His Imaginary Conversations of literary men and statesmen (1824–9) appeared during his long residence in Italy. From a series of portraits by Count Alfred Guillaume Gabriel d'Orsay (1801 - 1852), Paris-born artist and gentleman of fashion. His profile sketches of his contemporaries, to the number of 125, include among them nearly all the literary, artistic, and fashionable celebrities of that time.
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