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The Lost Child

Arthur Hughes

The Lost Child
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


A forest scene at night. A man kneels on one leg while he lifts a little girl up in his arms. She wears a green dress with one lost shoe as she puts her arms around his neck. This scene of reconcilliation is lit by the man's lamp which rests in the lower left corner.

Image Details

525mm x 350mm
Oil on canvas.
Mr and Mrs Cotterill Deykin; gifted by them in memory of their son Llewyllyn, in 1926 to Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.
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