October 17, 2018

Mystery solved: unknown soldier was painted by his mother

Case was among many perplexing amateur local historians and curators bought together on the Art Detectives website

A portrait of a sad-eyed young soldier has been released from museum stores after members of the public succeeded in identifying the young officer and the heartbroken artist – his mother.

However, argument still rages over the identity of a woman in a handsome black dress and whether an imposing mill building is really in Manchester, or built under much hotter skies.

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