Word from the Missing

Word from the Missing by James Clarke Hook RA, 1819-1907. 1877. Oil on canvas, 78 x 130 cm. Collection: Guildhall Art Gallery (no. 682). Bequeathed by Charles Gassiot, 1902. Reproduced courtesy of the City of London Corporation.

This is yet another work by Hook with three figures at water's edge, though here one is an adult and the sea is far calmer than in Catching a Mermaid. — George P. Landow

Created 8 February 2015