This week’s Photo Friday is a painting by Marcus Stone called “In Love”, painted in 1888.

Marcus Stone, 1888, “In Love”
Photo from Plum Leaves’ Flickr stream

I love the soft colors of the painting and the very earnest look the young gentleman is giving his love, sitting oh, so far away. I wonder though, what’s behind him? Is it a pillow or book of illustrations? What do you think?

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