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3 September 2018

Gunn, Herbert James, 1893-1964; Pauline Waiting

On the Post this week: Sir James Gunn (1893-1964) who painted the beautiful portrait on the front of the Classic edition of Someone at a Distance. This painting is also ‘Pauline’ (his wife), this time as Pauline Waiting 1939: we have used it to illustrate The Two Mrs Abbotts since it’s a wartime novel and wartime involved hours and hours, indeed years and years, of waiting.

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