Wednesday, December 15, 2010

George Baxter - The First Lesson

George Baxter (1804-1867), after S.B. Hallé (1824-1899)
'The First Lesson'
Baxter print
Museum no. E.2946-1932
Bequeathed by Francis William Baxter

This print communicates the sensory joy of contact between a mother and daughter. The jewel-like solidity of Baxter's printing colours contribute to the physicality of the image.

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