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To the right of centre, sitting against a brick wall at the bottom of a steep grassy slope, is an old man. His hands are clasped on the top of his walking stick, his head resting on his hands. He has a grey moustache and wears a brown jacket, blue trousers, black boots and a blue overcoat around one shoulder and draping onto a leg. On his chest are several medals; he has a sad, vacant look on his face.
oil on canvas
H 111.8 x W 175.3 cm
purchased from the artist, 1889