Gipsy Encampment card

Gipsy Encampment

WAG 2399

Currently not on display

Information

Five figures are shown at a fire in a clearing out of doors. Smoke from the fire blows away into the top right of the painting, all the figures are on the left hand side. An older woman wearing a reddish-orange cloak tends the fire with a stick, behind her are a small figure with its back to the viewer, a woman with a dark bonnet and white cloak who points towards a building in the background with her left hand and her left shoulder turned towards the viewer; at her feet sits a young child who embraces the legs of a man sitting on the ground, looking up at the woman. In the background is a pond and buildings as mentioned above.