The Book of Sonnets Sir Edward John Poynter (English, Watercolour. The Book of Sonnets captures the romantic mood that was parodied in Gilbert and Sullivan’s opera Patience. The movement was embodied in the fascination with.
The Prodigal’s Return — Sir Edward John Poynter To me this painting symbolises the splits which occur in many families and relationships. This evokes the tender forgiveness of the father for an errant son. How many of us refuse to communicate and forgive?