A Victorian artist with a conscience

He was ahead of his time in his concern for the poor

4th December, 2016
A Christmas Carol by Augustus Edwin Mulready

Ahead of time in his concern for the poor, Victorian artist Augustus Edwin Mulready painted many a street urchin, none more poignant than his sweet waif in the snow selling her carols. Let’s hope it encourages us to dig deep and remember those who will not be raising paddles at auction this Christmas.

Adam’s catalogue cover image measures 46×36 cm (€800-€1,200).

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