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Annie’s paintings – portraits, landscapes and symbolist works – have been the subject of special exibitions twice, once in 1923 when she was 79 and in 2018-9, the ‘Painting Light and Hope‘ retrospective held 84 years after her death. There was also a ‘Portraits by Mrs Swynnerton‘ exhibition in 1924. All were held at Manchester Art Gallery.
Images: from display at Manchester Art Gallery.
Pictures identifiable are Capri, Cupid and Psyche, David and Jonathan Fenwick, Elizabeth Williamson at Wemmergill, Lady by flowering ivy, Mater Triumphalis, Mrs A. Scott-Elliot and Children, New Risen Hope (Tate version), Oceanid, Oreads, The Soul’s Journey: The Soul’s Awakening, The Southing of the Sun.
This exhibition ran from 26 February 2018 to 6 January 2019 with 28 paintings on continuous display, several of them on loan from private collections.
The works on continuous display, in clockwise order around the exhibition space, were:
- Italian Mother and Child.
- Jebsa (Roma Lady).
- Susan Isabel Dacre.
- The Reverend William Gaskell.
- The Tryst.
- The Letter.
- The Town of Siena.
- Through the Orchard.
- The Dreamer.
- The Convalescent.
- Cupid and Psyche.
- The Sense of Sight.
- New-risen Hope (Tate).
- The Debutante.
- The Young Gardeners (Geoffrey and Christopher Herringham).
- Count Zouboff.
- Margaret and Chrystian Guthrie.
- Mrs A. Scott-Elliot and Children.
- The Southing of the Sun.
- The Barren Fig.
- An Italian Landscape.
- The Olive Gatherers.
- Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett.
- Montagna Mia.
Gwenny Griffith’s portrait of Annie was also displayed.