Peter Maddox Holding a Bird

Image credit: Manchester Art Gallery

How you can use this image


This image is available to be shared and re-used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence (CC BY-NC-ND).

You can reproduce this image for non-commercial purposes and you are not able to change or modify it in any way.

Wherever you reproduce the image you must attribute the original creators (acknowledge the original artist(s) and the person/organisation that took the photograph of the work) and any other rights holders.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find more images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.



Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

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



Peter Maddox Holding a Bird




oil on panel


H 55.4 x W 44 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

gift from the Manx Museum, 1964

Work type



This artwork does not have any tags yet. You can help by tagging artworks on Tagger.

Manchester Art Gallery

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

This venue is open to the public. Not all artworks are on display. If you want to see a particular artwork, please contact the venue.
View venue