Location: Porto Maurizio, Liguria, Italy
Signature: Knighton Hammond
Dimensions: 35.5 cm x 45 cm
Mary and her mother are sitting reading a book at Porto Maurizio in Italy. The clear blue sky made for a sunny day. The dominant tree is in blossom. The wall and arched gateway are bathed in sunlight. The Knighton-Hammond family were frequent visitors to Monte Calvario, Porto Maurizio to visit their architect friend Edgar Wood during the late 1920s and early 30s. Mary and her mother frequently featured in the artist’s compositions.