NPG Number
192
Mkey
1396
Sitter/Title
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Qualifier
by
Artist(s)
PeterVandyke
Date made
1795
Medium
oil on canvas
Credit line
© National Portrait Gallery, London
samuel taylor coleridge

1396

192

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

by

Peter Vandyke

1795

oil on canvas

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'He is a wonderful man,' wrote Dorothy Wordsworth, 'His eye is large and full … such an eye as would receive from a heavy soul the fullest expression; but it speaks every emotion of his animated mind.' This portrait was painted for {Joseph Cottle|mp5199} who published Coleridge's first volume of poems in 1796.