Charles Edward Wilson, 'Blowing Bubbles'

Charles Edward Wilson, 'Blowing Bubbles'

Charles Edward Wilson (active 1891-1936)
'Blowing Bubbles'
About 1890-1900
Watercolour
Museum no. 1768-1900
Bequeathed by Henry Spencer Ashbee

This girl is oblivious to the viewer, absorbed in her own world of childhood. The bubbles create a poignant symbol of childhood innocence - vulnerable, transitory and beyond adult reach.