Welcome to my website
Arthur Hughes, The Guarded Bower
Oil on canvas, 1866 (Bristol Museums and Art Gallery) The wording on the frame (from Robert Browning’s “Count Gismond”) reads “Over my head his arm he flung/ Against the world”.
Arthur Hughes, Aurora Leigh’s Dismissal of Romney (The Tryst)
Oil on panel, 1860 (Tate Britain). From Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Aurora Leigh.
.... this devil’s smithy/Which is the poison to poison her, prithee? (The Laboratory)
Watercolour, 1849 (Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery)