The oldest dated egg

Photo of egg from 1978

The oldest dated egg, by Michael Hodgkin

Though this isn’t the oldest egg in the collection, it’s the oldest with a date. My dad has always been known for painting very elegant, detailed eggs, usually in rich colours and with gold or metallic highlights. As one of his earliest eggs, this one is relatively simple, with later eggs becoming more elaborate.

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