Cecil Doughty (biography)Medium:
Watercolour on BoardSize:
15" x 11" (370mm x 290mm)Date:
Signed by Artist bottom centre to left of basketThis is the Signed original Watercolour painting by Cecil Doughty.
Cecil Doughty has copied this theme from 'The Boyhood of Raleigh' by Sir John Everett Millais. It shows Walter Raleigh sitting on the beach by the Devonshire coast. He is listening to a story of life on the seas, told by an experienced sailor who points out to the sea, possibly including El Dorado the legendary City of Gold.
Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 695 (10 May 1975).
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