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Easter Evening

© the artist. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A view of the meadows in Edinburgh city. A man with a bowler hat and briefcase walks through the park at dusk with the street lights on. He is entirely white, with a yellow tie and handkerchief, and translucent in parts. In the distance to his left there is a boy in rollerskates and to his right a woman walks her dog. In the distance a tiny green dinosaur lumbers through the bare trees. In the background is a backdrop of tall buildings with lighted windows and a church. The sun is setting and the sky is streaked with purple clouds. The street lights glow a fiery orange. There is a flowerbed with daffodils growing in the immediate foreground.

Manchester Art Gallery





oil on canvas


H 191.2 x W 218 cm

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purchased from the William Jackson Gallery, 1992

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Manchester Art Gallery

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