A new image / re-identifications / Pink Dress images / Annie-Joseph similarities

AN IMAGE HAS BEEN FOUND for the Portrait of Bessie, wife of Colonel Massey in a publication called Royal Academy Illustrated, published in 1927 (and put online by Banasthali University, India). Not of great quality, but an image all the same. THE SAME PUBLICATION identifies a painting held by Aberdeen Art Gallery under the title …

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New Risen Hope had wings and was part of a group, evidence suggests.

The version of New Risen Hope held by the Tate was acquired by the gallery in 1924. There is a reference to the purchase in The Art News, 1 March 1924: TATE AGAIN BUYS A SWYNNERTON WORK ... The Tate Gallery has bought a second example of the work of our one woman Academician, Mrs. …

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Susan Isabel Dacre pages complete / Colwyn E. A. Philipps / web site notes

THE SECTION on Susan Isabel Dacre, Annie's life-long friend, has been expanded, with individual pages and better images for each of her paintings. There are just thirty works known by image, including one 'attributed.' There were only twenty-eight, but one lost work (A Young Violinist) and another completely unknown (Choir of Children) turned up at …

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Notes on St. Martin’s Summer, The Sense of Sight and A Dream of Italy.

From scouring newspaper archives, have found that St. Martin's Summer dates back to at least 1898, which places it a near contemporary of The Sense of Sight (1895), with which it has a resemblance, and in the midst of Annie's finest symbolist works in general. Have given the correct name to A Dream of Italy, …

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Mater Triumphalis postcard showing early signs of painting discolouration

I have acquired another Musée du Luxembourg postcard of Mater Triumphalis, undated but presumably 1915-1922, the period when the painting was housed at that location. It is in better condition than the other postcard and has a better-quality photograph, so is perhaps later in that period. It shows hints of the discolouration appearing on the …

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