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The Drinking Pool

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Hazy rural landscape scene depicting cattle drinking from a watering hole. In the background, a group of bare trees cast a dark shadow to the left and reflect in the rippled water below. Behind the trees and in the distance, a meadow flecked with yellow and rich green fields are visible beneath a cloudy blue sky.

Manchester Art Gallery





oil on canvas


H 128.5 x W 165.5 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased from the 13th Autumn Exhibition, 1895

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : brc : artist's name : ARNESBY BROWN


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