The Village Church

Image credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A calm, flat landscape with a low horizon, of a village meadow with cows and sheep, and a single figure milking a cow on the left-hand side. A church is in the background on the right-hand side, surrounded by some trees. Long shadows are being cast by the late afternoon sun.

Manchester Art Gallery



The Village Church




oil on canvas


H 50.9 x W 76.1 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased from Shepherd Bros, 1904

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : blc : artist's initials, date : M A / 1842


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