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Gateway at Siena

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Painting depicting a view of narrow streets, seen through an arched gateway in Siena. In front of the gateway, to the left, two women are sitting on a doorstep with two small children facing them, one wearing a red hat. The individuals in the painting appear small in comparison to the grand scale of the architecture. The brick work is in light brown, through the arch there is a bell tower visible as well as other buildings. People can be seen through the arch, descending the slope.

Manchester Art Gallery



Gateway at Siena


oil on canvas


H 31.7 x W 23.6 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from Miss Florence Chapman, 1942

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : brc : artist's name : S Isabel Dacre.


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