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Rustic Scene

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A scene of a young peasant woman and a girl in a rugged open landscape. The woman, dressed in a bright red bodice and green skirt, leans back against a rocky outcrop, one arm stretched back over her head towards the child. The child, in a yellow dress, sits on the ground to the right, her hand grasping out for a flower held in the woman's outstretched hand. Two small lambs, one brown and one white, lie on the ground at her feet.

Manchester Art Gallery



Rustic Scene




oil on canvas


H 50 x W 41.1 cm

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Acquisition method

bequeathed by Sir Joseph Whitworth, 1896

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Inscription description

Signed bottom centre: PP 49


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