Night and Day (verso)

© estate of Mary Potter. All rights reserved, DACS 2024. Image credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Folding screen of three double-sided panels, one side depicting day, the other night. Day: sketchy scene lit by a bright yellow sun in the centre panel diffusing into pale browns and pinks. Indistinct landscape on left and centre panels, sketchy interior on right panel including a wicker arm chair in the bottom corner beneath a wall lamp above.

Manchester Art Gallery



Night and Day (verso)




oil on board


H 183.3 x W 182.4 cm (E)

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Acquisition method

purchased from the New Art Centre, 1987

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : 'Day' side, lh panel, blc : artist's initials : MP


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