Ben Nicholson meeting the self-taught Cornish artist Alfred Wallis. Photo by Christopher Wood courtesy of Pallant House Gallery
A middle-aged man with a moustache and a beret stands in a dark open doorway. He is in conversation with a much taller man standing on his doorstep. The tall man is seen from behind reaching in towards the smaller man. He is holding what appears to be a sketchbook under his arm.