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The Long Engagement

Arthur Hughes

The Long Engagement
4 0 c m
actual image size: 16cm x 32cm


In an overgrown forest setting, a clergy man meets his lover. The man stands in the shadow of the tree and the woman looks at her name carved into the bark of the tree. Their hands are clasped together and a faithful dog stands at their feet staring up at them.

Image Details

1070mm x 533mm
Oil on canvas.
Presented by the Executors of Dr Edwin T Griffiths, 1902.
Accession Number

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