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Charles Robert Leslie

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C.R.Leslie (1794-1859) was an English painter of American birth who specialized in genre painting. This shows the young Queen Victoria in her coronation robes.


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Queen Victoria again.

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Leslie painted many Shakespearean scenes; this is Portia in the Merchant of Venice.

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Juliet. I'm afraid she is contemplating suicide, but the picture is not exactly dramatic.
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