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Framed: 'An Old Woman ('The Ugly Duchess')'

Pupils from Year 6 of Greenslade Primary School in London took inspiration from the painting An Old Woman ('The Ugly Duchess') by Massys to reflect on the concept of beauty. Listen to the extract from Frank Cottrell Boyce's novel that inspired the pupils.

Framed: 'An Old Woman'
Frank Cottrell Boyce reads an extract from 'Framed' describing the painting 'An Old Woman' – 1 min
Frank Cottrell Boyce reads an extract from 'Framed' describing the painting 'An Old Woman' – 1 min

The children's work

Description of Beauty
A child's poem about beauty, as read below 
Framed: Description of beauty
A pupil from Greenslade Primary School reads her definition of beauty – 1 min