Robert Southey, Poet Laureate, stands gesturing out to sea.

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.

Provenance

Sotheby's.


Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH
015394 35544
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Opening times

We are now closed until spring 2020 to complete the final stages of our National Lottery Heritage Fund-supported redevelopment project, Reimagining Wordsworth. Our shop will remain open; in November and December the shop opening hours will be Friday-Tuesday, 11.00am-4.00pm.

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