The Convent

Stanhope Alexander Forbes (1857–1947)


Oil on canvas

86.5 x 76cm. (34 x 30 in.)

Birch, facing p. 22

This early work was painted on one of Forbes's summers in Brittany, where he joined his friend Henry La Thangue — on this occasion, he was in Quimperlé. [Commentary continues below].

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