Grandfather's Portrait, from "Illustrated London News"

Wood engraving | 23.2 x 31.7cm | January 4, 1862

After William Henry Knight

In a rustic kitchen a farmer examines a portrait that his young son has drawn on a slate as the rest of the family look on admiringly. Knight's paintings of rural families and boys at play relied upon genre types developed a few decades before by Dav...
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