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The Aloe Farm

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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An impressionist painting offering a view of whitewashed Mediterranean farmhouse on a gentle hillside, bathed in sunlight and surrounded by trees and exotic plants, with steps leading up from the pathway to the house. Great, silver and green aloe plants are a dramatic feature of the foreground, depicted growing in a wild fashion. Every object in the frame is flooded with sunlight, producing many silver and white tones in the painting.

Manchester Art Gallery



The Aloe Farm




oil on canvas


H 50 x W 60.9 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from the Royal Manchester Institution, 1936

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : blc : artist's name, date : Karl Hagedorn / 35


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