Robert Southey, Poet Laureate, stands gesturing out to sea.
Robert Southey with his Daughter and Son by Adam Buck, 1824
© Wordsworth Trust
- Watercolour, gouache, on card
- 42 x 42 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,500 ( Total: £4,500; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
He embraces on his three younger daughters and his youngest son and future biographer Cuthbert Charles stands at his knee. The castle which rises dramatically in the background may tentatively be identified as St. Michael's Mount.