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Photo credit: Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery

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This painting is a religious scene painted in glowing colours showing a male angel embracing a female figure. The work was illustrated in 'From Isles of the West to Bethlehem' by Grace Warrack, published in 1921. It was one of Traquair's most popular published works. A study for this work is on the back of the painting.

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery







oil on panel


H 24.2 x W 15.9 cm

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bequeathed by Emily and Gordon Bottomley, 1949

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Painted by Phoebe Anna Traquair [P.A.T.] Home - in a white world The Property of Miss G H Warrack 2 St Margaret's Road Edinburgh


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Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery

Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8TP England

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