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Came back to England lost 150 years ago a portrait of Charles Dickens

In London presented a portrait of Charles Dickens, the work was considered lost a century and a half. In watercolor, the writer ‒ a little over 30. He’s already famous, he was recognized on the streets. But the main work is still ahead. At this time he is working on one of the most famous of his texts – stories about the dark the miser Ebenezer Scrooge “a Christmas Carol”.

“The author of the watercolors of Margaret Gillis – known artist of his time, especially prized her watercolors and miniatures. Portrait of Dickens was to be an illustration to his new book, intended as its important part. Let’s see what kind of emotional way managed to create,” notes art historian Philip mould.

Source: http://tvkultura.ru/article/show/article_id/310785?utm_sourc…