In George Stubbs’s Brood Mares and Foals, which arrived at the Museum in October as a temporary anonymous loan, horses are sympathetically portrayed within the bucolic landscape of the English countryside. The overriding mood is idyllic, as a small coterie… More»
Marianne looked with amazement at Edward, with compassion at her sister. Elinor only laughed.
—Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, published on October 30, 1811