The Sisters Ralph Peacock (English, Classical, Tate Gallery, London. The painting was presented to the nation by the artist. The elder sister reading from an open book was Miss Edith Brignall, who married the artist in the.
“In the mornings, Laura and Mary helped Ma wash the dishes and make the beds. After this was done, Ma began the work that belonged to that day. Each day had its own proper work. Ma would say: ‘Wash on […]
“The great eventful Present hides the Past; but through the din Of its loud life hints and echoes from the life behind steal in.” (John Greenleaf Whittier) Art: Portrait of Mademoiselle Marie Fantin-Latour Henri Fantin-Latour