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The River of Life: Manhood

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Octagonal landscape scene looking down a steep rocky mountainside, following the path of a meandering river down the mountain and along the valley which runs off to the right in the distance. Steep craggy mountains in the distance to left. Arched semi-circular scene above this, depicting two naked winged angels, kneeling on the grassy ground with their arms outstretched towards a young man who stands proudly between them with his arms crossed.

Manchester Art Gallery


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    66 x 58 cm

  • Accession number

    1933.2 C

  • Acquisition method

    gift from Mrs Thomas Worthington, 1933


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