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Musidora

GRIFFITH, James Milo (1843 - 1897)

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Date: 1870

Media: plaster

Size: 44.5 cm

Acquired: 1912; Transfer; Cardiff Museum

Accession Number: NMW A 386

Musidora and Damon were chaste lovers in James Thomson’s poem Summer (1727). One day Damon caught Musidora bathing, and his delicacy so moved her that she promised to be his bride. Griffith’s work includes John Batchelor in the Hayes, Cardiff.

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