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Percy Bysshe Shelley. From a painting by Lady Shelley, wife of Sir Percy Florence Shelley. This painting is an exact copy of Amelia Curran's portrait of Shelley painted from the life in 1819. This and the accompanying portrait of Mary Shelley have never been out of the possession of the Shelley family till purchased this summer by The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc. The portrait measures 30 1/2 by 26 1/2 inches including the frame.

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Percy Bysshe Shelley. From a painting by Lady Shelley, wife of Sir Percy Florence Shelley. This painting is an exact copy of Amelia Curran's portrait of Shelley painted from the life in 1819. This and the accompanying portrait of Mary Shelley have never been out of the possession of the Shelley family till purchased this summer by The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc. The portrait measures 30 1/2 by 26 1/2 inches including the frame.

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Percy Bysshe Shelley. From a painting by Lady Shelley, wife of Sir Percy Florence Shelley. This painting is an exact copy of Amelia Curran's portrait of Shelley painted from the life in 1819. This and the accompanying portrait of Mary Shelley have never been out of the possession of the Shelley family till purchased this summer by The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc. The portrait measures 30 1/2 by 26 1/2 inches including the frame.
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Print Collection portrait file

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Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Portraits.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1922-11
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Topics
Public figures
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822
Genres
Clippings
Portraits
Notes
Content: Image is attached to 3 sheets. The second is imprinted with: "A catalogue of original works by, and of books relating to Percy Bysshe Shelley together with two oil paintings of the poet and his wife painted by Lady Shelley (from the collection of Lord Abinger) as well as precious relics of the poet and many items of Shelley interest. Now offered for sale by The Brick Row Book Shop, Incorporated, 19 east 47th Street, New York. November 1922."
Content: Title from tissue beneath the print.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Other local Identifier: Portrait File
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0a05fb60-c5a7-012f-cd97-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1922: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Percy Bysshe Shelley. From a painting by Lady Shelley, wife of Sir Percy Florence Shelley. This painting is an exact copy of Amelia Curran's portrait of Shelley painted from the life in 1819. This and the accompanying portrait of Mary Shelley have never been out of the possession of the Shelley family till purchased this summer by The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc. The portrait measures 30 1/2 by 26 1/2 inches including the frame." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1922-11. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b16926af-3f43-6b2f-e040-e00a1806531a

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Percy Bysshe Shelley. From a painting by Lady Shelley, wife of Sir Percy Florence Shelley. This painting is an exact copy of Amelia Curran's portrait of Shelley painted from the life in 1819. This and the accompanying portrait of Mary Shelley have never been out of the possession of the Shelley family till purchased this summer by The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc. The portrait measures 30 1/2 by 26 1/2 inches including the frame." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b16926af-3f43-6b2f-e040-e00a1806531a

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1922-11). Percy Bysshe Shelley. From a painting by Lady Shelley, wife of Sir Percy Florence Shelley. This painting is an exact copy of Amelia Curran's portrait of Shelley painted from the life in 1819. This and the accompanying portrait of Mary Shelley have never been out of the possession of the Shelley family till purchased this summer by The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc. The portrait measures 30 1/2 by 26 1/2 inches including the frame. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b16926af-3f43-6b2f-e040-e00a1806531a

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Percy Bysshe Shelley. From a painting by Lady Shelley, wife of Sir Percy Florence Shelley. This painting is an exact copy of Amelia Curran's portrait of Shelley painted from the life in 1819. This and the accompanying portrait of Mary Shelley have never been out of the possession of the Shelley family till purchased this summer by The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc. The portrait measures 30 1/2 by 26 1/2 inches including the frame.