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Syrinx

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A mythological naked female figure with dark hair and dark drapery falling from her arms, standing at the edge of a river amongst tall reeds. She is posed with her left arm stretched up over her head, her right arm grasping the reeds beside her, at the water's edge, her feet partly submerged in the river. She gazes off to the right of the picture with a solemn expression.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester

Title

Syrinx

Date

1892

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 193.4 x W 61.4 cm

Accession number

1892.1

Acquisition method

purchased from the Autumn Exhibition, 1892

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

Signed blc: Arthur Hacker 92.

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