Beth with Mr. Laurence, Little Women

Beth with Mr. Laurence, Little Women by Chris Duke

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Beth with Mr. Laurence, Little Women
Chris Duke
Watercolor, Pen & Ink
20" x 16"

Teased by her sister Jo about thanking the gruff Mr. Laurence for the use of his piano, Beth walks deliberately to his door and formally shakes his hand in Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women. Then, remembering the story of a little girl Mr. Laurence lost years earlier, she puts both her arms around his neck and kisses him.