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Original 1866 7 5/8 inch x 9 7/8 inch engraving titled THE WIFE’S PORTRAIT – PEPY’S DIARY

Scene in an artist’s studio, with a young painter standing behind an easel, painting the portrait of Samuel Pepys’s wife, seated sideways on a chair on a podium in foreground at left; Pepys seated on a stool at right, conversing with a young woman, reading the manuscript of his diary, another woman reading over her shoulder.

Lettered below image with title: “From the Collection of John Dillon, Esq. Craven Hill”.

Engraving by Samuel S. Smith (1810 – 1879). Engraver.

After Alfred Elmore (1815 – 1881). Born in County Cork Elmore was a history and genre painter.

Published in the Art Journal by J.S. Virtue & Co. Ltd., London.

Page size 12 7/8 inch x 9 3/8 inch

The engraving, on fairly thick paper, is in very good condition. Reverse side blank.

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