Alexander Larman

The afterlife of a painting: Molly & the Captain, by Anthony Quinn, reviewed

A portrait of his daughters by the 18th-century artist William Merrymount links two engaging family sagas set in the following centuries

Thomas Gainsborough’s portrait of his daughters. The fictional William Merrymount’s painting ‘Molly & the Captain’ is described as Gainsborough-esque. [Getty Images]

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