The Young Mother
Charles West Cope (1811-1890)
Oil on gesso on panel
30.5 x 25.4 cm.
Collection: Victoria and Albert Museum
Accession no. FA.53[O]
Gift from John Sheepshanks, 1857
A shaft of morning sunshine illuminates the mother gazing tenderly down as she nurses her infant daughter. [Commentary continues below.]
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Reproduced from Art UK and discussed for research purposes by Jacqueline Banerjee.