1853 aged 29

This oil portrait was painted by WIlkie's brother Charles Allston Collins (1828-1873). It has his monogram and the date in red on the side of the desk. It is the last known image of Collins without a beard.

The oil painting is owned by the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge which owns the copyright in this image. It is reproduced here with permission. 

All material on these pages is Paul Lewis 1997-2005