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Painted by Orpen as a wedding present from the Orpen family to Daphne Harmsworth on the occasion of her marriage to Capt Colin Brodie in 1928.
- William Orpen Slideshow by Priory Studios with ‘Roses of Picardy’ sung by Niamh Murray. GalleryArt and Culture, Art Gallery, Orpen, Orpen Research Project, Orpen Researsh Archives, Sculpture, Sir William Orpen, TV, Videography, William Orpen Research Archives, WW1
There are a number of reasons why I chose the song "Roses of Picardy" to accompany this slide show of paintings by Sir William Orpen: The song was written in 1916 (by Frederick Weatherly) and Orpen would have been familiar with it.