Love is in the air at the Gallery! Who is your museum valentine? Share a work of art in the comments that makes your heart skip a beat. We love the colors, textures, and emotions in Francis William Edmonds’s “The Bashful Cousin.”
For more works of art that celebrate love, take a look at our Pinterest board: https://www.pinterest.com/ngadc/love-in-art/.
To learn more about “The Bashful Cousin,” visit our website: http://go.usa.gov/x9tsZ. #ValentinesDay
Francis William Edmonds, “The Bashful Cousin,” c. 1841-1842, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Frederick Sturges, Jr.