Portrait of a Woman Holding a Red Book

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Three-quarter right side portrait of a seated middle-aged woman. The subject wears a black satin dress, plain white collar and a filled cap trimmed with blue ribbon. She holds a small red book between her fingers in her right hand, and rests her left hand on her lap. The background is dark and indistinct.

Manchester Art Gallery



Portrait of a Woman Holding a Red Book




oil on canvas


H 43.5 x W 34.5 cm

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gift from Miss B. Ball, 1962

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