Photos: Jonathan Russell.
The title is taken from a line in the Ralph Waldo Emerson poem, May Day. The picture was painted near Nemi, 15 miles south-east of Rome.
A photo in The Times, 25 Nov 1922, showing Annie standing by The Southing of the Sun (and a version of Joan of Arc) in her studio. She sold to picture to Manchester Art Gallery the following year.
- Medium: oil on canvas.
- Dimensions: 889 x 1119 mm (0.99 m²).
- History: signed and dated 1911; 1922, present in Annie’s studio (photo in The Times, 25 Nov 1922); (“purchased from the artist [by Manchester Art Gallery], 1923“; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
- Location: Manchester Art Gallery.