THE BARREN FIG

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Photos: Jonathan Russell.

The lake in the picture is Lake Albano (Lago Albano), about 10 miles south-east of Rome.

  • Medium: oil on canvas.
  • Dimensions: 500 x 290 mm (0.15 m²).
  • History: painted c.1900-c.1910 (notice by picture when on display at in Manchester Art Gallery); auctioned Christie’s, London, 29 Jul 1920, “The Property of Mrs Charles Hunter, 31 Portland Place, London, W1“; Cheffin’s, Cambridge, 24 Mar 2010, sold for £1,100, “Canvas slightly bowing in frame. Original tortoiseshell frame has one corner missing and cracks“; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019, “Lent by the Executors of Christine Brownlie Allen (1954-2014).”
  • Location: private collection.

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