Art UK has updated its cookies policy. By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. To find out more read our updated Use of Cookies policy and our updated Privacy policy.

Two's Company, Three's None

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

How you can use this image

 

This image is available to be shared and re-used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence (CC BY-NC-ND).

You can reproduce this image for non-commercial purposes and you are not able to change or modify it in any way.

Wherever you reproduce the image you must attribute the original creators (acknowledge the original artist(s) and the person/organisation that took the photograph of the work) and any other rights holders.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find more images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.

Download

Buy a print or image licence

If you like this artwork you can support the collection by purchasing a reproduction as a framed OR unframed art print. We offer a selection of professionally made frames that will make your purchase look great in your home, office or other preferred setting.

Need a digital version for your site or publication? You can purchase a digital licence from Art UK and download an electronic copy of this reproduction.

Notes

Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

Narrative scene depicting two young lovers in a garden. In the centre of the composition, a young man and woman sit together on wooden chairs in front of a large stone pedestal surrounded by potted plants and surmounted by an urn. The man sits astride his chair, resting his chin in his hand whilst draping the other over the back of the chair; he is depicted in late eighteenth- or early nineteenth-century dress, wearing a bicorn hat, breeches, a tailcoat, cravat and gloves. The woman sits sideways on her chair with her legs crossed, resting her feet on a stool and turning her head away from the man to face the viewer; she has one arm hung over the back of her chair and holds a fan in the other hand. Behind her is a basket on the ground in which she has been gathering apples.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester

Title

Two's Company, Three's None

Date

c.1860–1892

Medium

oil on panel

Measurements

H 31.1 x W 51.6 cm

Accession number

1917.196

Acquisition method

bequeathed by Mr James Thomas Blair, 1917

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

Signed at left bottom corner: MARCUS STONE

Tags

See a tag that’s incorrect or offensive? Challenge it and notify Art UK.

Help improve Art UK. Tag artworks and verify existing tags by joining the Tagger community.

Normally on display at

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 3JL England

This venue is open to the public. Not all artworks are on display. If you want to see a particular artwork, please contact the venue.
View venue