Charles Cuningham [facsimile.]
Lithograph on india. Sheet 310 x 242mm (12¼ x 9½").
A profile portrait of Charles Cuningham (fl.1840). He is referred to as a friend of Disraeli and a known figure in society, however no details can be found. 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. He was a dandy, and man of fashion in the early-to mid-nineteenth century. In 1830, D'Osay moved to London, where he worked as a sculptor and a painter, specialising in portraiture.
NPG: D34427. W: 1796-5.
[Ref: 23385] £60.00