Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Favourite Picture




For your delectation I would like to show you one of my all-time favourite pictures, a huge copy of which I have framed and hanging in my bedroom :-)
It is called "The First-born" by Frederick Elwell, and the original is at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull.
This is the best image I can find on the Web, but it doesn`t even begin to do it justice. The father in the picture has a posy of cowslips to give to his wife .........ahhhh.
One day, I will get to see it "close-up and personal", LOL.

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4 comments:

Laura said...

That is very pretty...you have excellent taste!

Dave said...

Of course the downside of seeing it close-up is that you will have to go to Hull, which is best seen on a map.

Mimi said...

I love it! How beautiful.

Renee said...

Wow, that is stunning! And the reality is, no matter how many children you have, you only have one firstborn. It certainly captures the magic!