Saturday, August 29, 2009

Thomas Benjamin Kennington - Reading the Letter

oil on canvas
41 3/4 x 31.5"
Thomas Kennington (1856 - 1916) was the father of Eric Kennington a well known portrait and genre painter who worked in London. Thoma's exhibited widely, including at the RA (1880 - 1916) and at first painted pictures of the poor but later specialised in painrings with psychological titles.

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