Transition, c. 1870. William Greene Turner (1833-1917). Marble. Gift of William Greene Turner.

Artist’s interpretation of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s line, “there is no Death! What seems so is transition…” from “Resignation,” written in the autumn of 1848 following the death of his daughter Fanny and first published in his collection The Seaside and the Fireside in 1849.

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