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Edmund Blair Leighton (1853-1922) Duty

Oil on canvas 1883 102 x 147.5 cm ( 40,2 x 58 inch )

Collection of Fred and Sherry Ross (New Jersey, United States)

Submitted by: marina51

Published: 28.01.2012



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September 17, 2018 [!]


The composition is filled with a dejected, moody mood. The hero holds a letter in his helplessly lowered hand, in which, probably, he is called to fulfill a certain duty. And this makes him dreary, gloomy - after all, he just played for his beloved wife, sitting with her on the couch in their cozy house with flowers by the window... His wife is also concerned, but probably not so much of early separation from her husband , how much of his gloomy mood, she tries to learn the details of the message, [Expand]

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