Edward Hughes (1832-1908)

The Brittany Era

This painting by Edward Hughes (1832-1908) is part of the London 5 collection. It is not on public display.

Edward Hughes

It is one of a series of paintings from the early 1860's showing peasant women of Brittany in their various costumes.

The signature of Edward Hughes is found on the middle left side of the painting.

It is dated 1864.

Edward Hughes lived at 52 Gower Street, London.

Edward Hughes was noted for excellence in painting women. His daughter who also lived at 52 Gower Street was famous for her photographs of women.