NUDE IN LANDSCAPE

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Images: donated by owner and reproduced with permission.

The canvas appears to have been cut from a larger piece and glued to a second piece of canvas, with a thin ruled line visible along the edge in places,  a characteristic also noted in New-risen Hope (Tate).

‘Nude in landscape’ is written in modern marker pen on the back of frame and the canvas has been relined.

  • Medium: oil on canvas.
  • Dimensions: 615 x 225 mm (0.14 m²), unframed.
  • History: auctioned Christie’s, early 1980s, having been placed there by a descendant of Annie’s extended family, and bought by playright and art dealer George Hulme; passed on, 1990s, to an acquaintance of Mr Hulme, a London antiques dealer, who sold it by auction 24 Apr 2018. Information in italics from personal recollections of owner and uncertain.
  • Location: private collection.

The Melbourne New-risen Hope has a butterfly on the child’s chest, a motif also present in the Nude in landscape sketch.

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  1. Pingback: New identifications #2 – ANNIE LOUISA SWYNNERTON (1844-1933)

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