Little Nell Asleep

Charles Dickens
Little Nell Asleep

Item Info

Item No: cdc102105
Title: Little Nell Asleep
Physical Description: Oil on canvas
Media Type: Illustrations
Source: Rare Book Department

American painter Thomas Sully (1783–1872) had a lifelong passion for the theatre and literature. This portrayal of Nell was painted soon after the parts of The Old Curiosity Shop began appearing in the United States.

Provenance: Gift of Mrs. T. Charlton Henry

City/Town/Township: City/Town/Township:Philadelphia, PA

Creation Year: 1841
Call Number: RBD Art
Creator Name: Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 - Artist

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