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Peter Maddox Holding a Bird

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Three-quarter length portrait of a young Peter Maddox holding a bird. The subject stands looking towards the viewer and wears a dark green jacket, frilled collar and striped trousers in green and beige. He stands with his left hand raised, upon which a small yellow bird is perched; attached to the bird is a piece of string, which the boy holds onto with his right hand. The background is a rural landscape with rolling hills and trees.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester

Title

Peter Maddox Holding a Bird

Date

1815–1825

Medium

oil on panel

Measurements

H 55.4 x W 44 cm

Accession number

1964.155

Acquisition method

gift from the Manx Museum, 1964

Work type

Painting

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Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 3JL England

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