Pre-Raphaelite painting, depicting a young woman in love, in a vivid blue dress with rose petals at her feet.
88.9 x 49.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Date of work
Born in London, Arthur Hughes was educated at Archbishop Tenison's Grammar School, and entered the School of Design, Somerset House, London in 1846, studying under Alfred Stevens. In 1847 he won an art studentship at the Royal Academy Schools, exhibiting his first picture, Musidora, at the Academy two years later.