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Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)

Photo credit: Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution

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This is thought to be a copy in oils by the artist herself of her original pastel portrait. A sticker on the back of the painting states ‘This Portrait of Samuel Taylor Coleridge was painted from the Life at the house of James Gillman in [3] The Grove, Highgate and was presented to me, his partner. Robert G. Moger FRCS'. Coleridge spent much of his time living with Dr Gillman and his family in Highgate from 1816 until his death, attempting to keep his addiction to opium under control.

Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution

London

  • Date

    1826

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    71 x 50 cm

  • Accession number

    OP10

  • Acquisition method

    unknown acquisition method

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Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution

11 South Grove Highgate, London, Greater London N6 6BS England

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