The Oak and the Reed
- Art Funded
- 44 x 54 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £19,000 (Total: £76,000)
- James Mackinnon
The subject matter of the painting is taken from a fable by La Fontaine and, noting the year it was painted, 1816, it is hard not to conclude that it was chosen as a commentary on the fall of Napoleon.
Sale in Paris, 1942; James Mackinnon.
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