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The Wolf and the Lamb

c. 1819-20

RCIN 405539

Mulready’s painting of a schoolboy being bullied was much admired by contemporaries, who considered that ‘the story is well told, the expression is admirable throughout, the touch is delicate, and the colouring forcible, natural, and harmonious.’ George is said to have dripped candle wax on the frame of this painting in his eagerness to show it to guests.

Purchased 1820

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