Oil on Canvas
96.4 x 95.5 cm
The person responsible for producing this is thought likely to have been a wood grainer, given the care and attention which has been given to the graining of the table at which the preachers are seated. It is suggested that the repeated image of the mirror on the left of the picture is a comment about one of the reputed effects of alcohol intake: double vision.
Three Sober Preachers, English School About 1860 © Compton Verney
Reference CVCSC 0071.F