Katie Perugini, née Dickens (1839–1929)

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This is a portrait of Katey Perugini, the second daughter of Charles and Catherine Dickens, painted by her husband Carlo Perugini around 1873–1875. Katey was a vivacious and strikingly beautiful young woman, as revealed in this delicate painting. She was also an avid and accomplished artist who exhibited at the Royal Academy, London.

Charles Dickens Museum, London



Katie Perugini, née Dickens (1839–1929)




oil on canvas


H 58 x W 49.5 cm

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Acquisition method

gift, 1934

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