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Oil Painting - The Long Engagement

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1902P13
Collection:Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture
Date:1859 - 1859

Maker Information

Artist:Arthur Hughes - View biography for Arthur Hughes

Notes

As a poorly paid cleric, he is perhaps too poor to marry or become engaged, as the young woman's hand displays no engagement ring. The length of their courtship is indicated by the ivy having grown over her name, Amy, which was cut long ago into the tree.

Presented by the Executors of Dr Edwin T Griffiths, 1902.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Lovers
Medium:Oil on canvas.
Material(s):Oil paint

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Dimensions

Height:1070 mm
Width:533 mm