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A Village in Heaven

© the estate of Stanley Spencer. All rights reserved, 2014 / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A frieze shaped painting depicting an imaginary scene of a heavenly village based on Cookham in Berkshire. Groups of adults and children are dancing and playing in the village square around a central stone obelisk, at the foot of which sits a vase of flowers. The figure of Jesus stands to the left of the obelisk, watching figures dancing and playing, a group to the far left can be seen playing amongst the trunks and roots of three trees.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester

  • Date

    1937

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    43.5 x 183.5 cm

  • Accession number

    1937.707

  • Acquisition method

    purchased from Arthur Tooth and Sons Ltd, 1937

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Manchester Art Gallery

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