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The Yellow Jumper

© estate of Henry Lamb / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A three-quarter length, frontal portrait of Pansy Lamb, the wife of the artist, as a young woman. She is seated in a blue-upholstered wooden chair with her right arm resting on the arm, her left in her lap and her head inclined slightly to the right, against a domestic setting with flowered yellow curtains to the right and a picture on the wall in the top left corner. She wears a yellow jumper and checked skirt and has short, wavy, blonde hair.

Manchester Art Gallery



The Yellow Jumper




oil on canvas


H 120.3 x W 94.7 cm (E)

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Acquisition method

gift from Mrs W. B. Dalton and Miss E. M. Plummer, 1931

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : brc : artist's name, date : Lamb / 31


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