Last week of Painting Light and Hope exhibition.

THE RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION OF ANNIE'S WORKS at Manchester Art Gallery is entering its final week. The closing day of the exhibition is Sunday 6 January, 2019. I can't image that such a diverse gathering together of her works could happen again. Manchester Art Gallery holds 17 of her paintings (not all normally on display) and …

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More biographical snippets. ‘The Lady in White’ sells for £12,500.

THREE NEW BIOGRAPHICAL SNIPPETS have been added: A mention of three painting sold by Annie in 1882 for the remarkable sum of £105 (£12000 in today's money). A notice in a suffrage journal of 1891 about the purchase of the portrait of Lydia Becker by Annie's friend, Susan Dacre, and plans for a memorial sculpture …

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‘A winged soldier’ and ‘A Study of Hands.’

AN INDEPENDENT ARTICLE from 1999 mentions that the author Anissa Helou once owned two Annie Swynnerton works, 'a winged soldier' and 'A Study of Hands.' The guest bedroom on the first landing is dominated by an Annie Louisa Swynnerton painting of a winged soldier (in the workroom upstairs is the more evocative Study of Hands …

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