Then to her listening ear…

‘Then to her listening ear responsive chords came familiar, sweet and low’
Edwin Long (1829-1891)
Oil on canvas
BORGM 01343
Image © Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum

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‘Then to her listening ear responsive chords came familiar, sweet and low’

This picture was painted in 1881, the same year, Edwin Long was elected a full member of the Royal Academy for his picture The Babylonian Marriage Market. The picture, which was hung by Merton in the Main Hall Gallery, shows a young woman with mandolin in her hand.

 

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