The wonderfully English Gainsborough. A tribute to the romance of young love. Sophisticated and serene… oh to walk in the country, breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the beauty of nature’s seasons. Gainsborough captured it all.
French poet Gautier remarked while standing in front of this painting that he felt ‘a strange retrospective sensation, so intense is the illusion it produces of the spirit of the eighteenth century. We really fancy we see the young couple walking arm in arm along the garden avenue’.
His Majesty the German Emperor and King of Prussia, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg wearing the sash and neck badge w/o chain of the Order of the Black Eagle, the Iron Cross Grand Cross and 1st class, the House Order of Hohenzollern and the star of the Pour le Merite.