Francis Edmonds, “Devotion” (1857). Does anyone know the story, explanation, history, analysis of this? It’s one of my favorite paintings, but I want to make sure I understand it correctly and like it for the right reasons — Making Histolines

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Francis Edmonds, “Devotion” (1857). Does anyone know the story, explanation, history, analysis of this? It’s one of my favorite paintings, but I want to make sure I understand it correctly and like it for the right reasons — Making Histolines

Hmmm. Somehow I doubt devotion was really what it was.