List of works for which images can be found, with detailed info.

All are ‘oil on canvas’ unless otherwise stated. Note that with size, it is often unclear whether measurements are for the exposed area of canvas when framed, the canvas without frame or to the outer edge of the frame itself

Of the 86 paintings listed here, 43 are in public collections (although may not be on display), 5 are in private collections which have allowed public viewing, 3 are currently (July 2018) for sale (Jebsa, Unwinding the Skein, The Debutante), and 35 are ‘untraced’ (i.e., probably in private collections, but in some cases may have been destroyed).


  • 1922 photograph. Unclear image of figure(s) on ponies in The Sphere (newspaper), 12 December 1922. Perhaps 1.5 x 1.5 m (2.25 m²), but size very uncertain. Untraced.
  • 1931 photograph. Image of otherwise unknown ‘angel’ painting. At least about 1 x 1.5 m²). Untraced.
  • A Bacchante 1903?  ‘Mountains version’ known from newspaper image (The Sphere, 12 December 1922), and assumed to be the same canvas as the ‘clouds version’, auctioned 27 July 2017 (www.liveauctioneers.com), estimate $30,000-$50,000, minimum bid $15,000, unsold, and 29 May 2018 (www.invaluable.com), also estimate $30,000-$50,000, minimum bid $15,000, unsold. Untraced (property of auction house?)
  • Adoration of the Infant Christ (after Perugino). 906 x 697 mm (0.63 m²). Oil on panel. Manchester Art Gallery, Annie Swynnerton Bequest, 1934. Manchester Art Gallery.
  • A Dryad. 292 x 330 mm (0.10 m²). Glasgow Museum: Bequeathed by Mrs A. J. MacLaren, 1940. artuk.org.
  • Agathonike, Daughter of W. Craies Esq. 1892?  On exhibition New Gallery, London, May 1892. Untraced.
  • An Italian Mother and Child. 1886. 735 x 1258 mm (0.92 m²). Manchester Art Gallery, Louisa Mary Garrett Bequest, 1936. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • A little boy with a Shetland pony. 1917. 1300 x 2270 mm (3.0 m²). www.ebay.co.uk. Untraced.
  • Assisi. 327 x 436 mm (0.14 m²). Acquired by Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 1935. Currently (April 2018) not on display due to limited wall space. www.birminghammuseums.org.uk.
  • Capri. 1910s? Private collection. Currently (2018) on display at Manchester Art Gallery. Image: personal visit.
  • Charles Fenwick. www.medici.co.uk. Untraced.
  • Cherubs above the sea. Tryptych, total painted area 0.58 m². Removed from St. Thomas Church Ardwick Green, Manchester, when the church closed in 1978. Auctioned 8 Jun 2007, Mallam’s, Oxford, sold for £2,617 (£3,450 at 2018 £ value), inc. fees. www.invaluable.co.uk.
  • Count Zouboff. 1908-9. Visible in Annie’s studio in the 1922 Photograph, 1.93 x 1.54 m (2.97 m²). Presentated to the Tate in 1932 by Messrs Wallis and Son.
  • Crossing the Stream. 1886. 740 x 1262 mm (0.93 m²), unframed size. Manchester Art Gallery, Louisa Mary Garrett Bequest, 1936. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • Cupid and Psyche. 1892. 0.91 x 1.47 m (1.3 m²). A gift from Charles Edward Lees to Oldham Art Gallery. Insured for £500,000 (Oldham Evening Chronicle, 26 Jun 2013). www.artuk.org, www.oldham-chronicle.co.uk.
  • David and Jonathan Fenwick. 1.83 x 1.17 m (2.1 m²). www.amazon.co.uk. Untraced.
  • Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett. 1899-c. 1920. 740 x 827 mm (0.61 m²). Presented to the Tate by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest, 1930. www.tate.org.uk.
  • Elizabeth Williamson. 1906. 280 x 360 mm (0.10 m²). Exhibited 1924 Manchester. Auctioned 1934 Christie’s, London; 21 Aug 2008 Christie’s as ‘Portrait Of A Young Girl With Blonde Hair Wearing A Polo Neck Jumper’, est. £300-£500, sold for £400. Presented to the Tate by Chris Thomson, in memory of Susan Thomson, 2013. www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/swynnerton-portrait-of-miss-elizabeth-williamson-t13927.
  • Elizabeth Williamson at Wemmergill (Miss Elizabeth Williamson on a Pony). 1906. 1.68 x 1.31 mm (2.20 m²). Exhibited Tate. By 1938 property of F. Howard. Presented to the Tate by F. Howard 1939. www.tate.org.uk.
  • Evelyn, daughter of Vernon Bellhouse. 1912 Exhibited, thereafter at family home at Alderley Edge, until auctioned at Sotheby’s in ?1982. preraphaelitepaintings.blogspot.co.uk. Untraced.
  • Florence H. Musgrave. 1888. 406 x 495 mm (0.2 m²). Nottingham City Museum and Galleries. artuk.org.
  • Girl with a lamb. 660 x 665 mm (0.44 m²). Brighton & Hove Museums and Art Galleries. artuk.org, dams-brightonmuseums.org.uk.
  • Geoffrey and Christopher Herringham. 1889. 915 x 915 mm (0.84 m²). Exhibited New Gallery, 1889 and Chicago World’s Fair and Exposition, 1893. Royal Holloway (University of London). www.royalholloway.ac.uk.
  • Half-length portrait of a child with red hair. 400 x 330 mm (0.13 m²). Auctioned 28 Sep 1994 (www.artnet.com) as ‘Un Putto,’ and 14 Sep 2018 David Duggleby Limited, Scarborough (www.davidduggleby.com), estimated £200-£400, sold for £1,700. Untraced.
  • Head of a Bacchante. 1903. 460 x 410 mm (0.19 m²). Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (collections.ashmolean.org). Presented to museum 1937. Images: artuk.org; detail: personal visit.
  • Head of a Girl. Oil on canvas on board. 254 x 279 mm (0.07 m²). Auctioned Christie’s, 9 Feb 1934, Annie Swynnerton Studio Sale and again in recent times.  Untraced.
  • Head of a young man. 1870s. Pencil on paper. Manchester Art Gallery. On display during the 2018 ‘Painting Light and Hope’ exhibition of Annie’s works.
  • Illusions. c. 1902. 510 x 608 mm (0.31 m²). Louisa Mary Garrett bequest to Manchester Art Gallery, 1936. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • Italian Landscape. c. 1900s. 1190 x 843 mm (1.0 m²).. ArtUK says ‘bequeathed by Dr Jane Walker, CH, LLD, 1939’, but gallery lable states ‘Gift of Fanny Rollo Wilkinson 1936’. Manchester Art Gallery. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • Interior of San Miniato. 1881. 304 x 260 mm (0.08 m²). Louisa Mary Garrett Bequest to Manchester Art Gallery, 1936. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • Jebsa. 1874. 762 x 1020 mm (0.77 m²). AKA ‘Roma Lady.’ Painted in Rome, it is titled verso ‘Jebsa’. In 1937 presented to Priest Park Gallery by B. L. Bisgood Esq. 2018: For sale at Richard Taylor Fine Art £8,250 (“Midlands estate”); currently on loan to Manchester Gallery. www.richardtaylorfineart.com.
  • Joan of Arc. Early 1900s. 787 x 889 mm (0.70 m²). Auctioned 23 Jun 1981, Sotheby’s. Auctioned 4 Dec 1984, Christie’s, Rome. Auctioned 14 Dec 2006, Sotheby’s, est. £15,000-£20,000, unsold. Auctioned 3 Oct 2007, Sotheby’s, est. £15,000-£20,000, unsold. Untraced.
  • Lady by flowering ivy. 1.27 x 0.74 m (0.94 m²). Auctioned 8 Aug 2008, Keys Fine Art Auctioneers, Aylsham, est. £1,000-£1,500, sold for £1,150. (£1,350 at 2018 £ value) (www.keysauctions.co.uk). Auctioned 14 Jun 2014 Lacy Scott & Knight, Bury St Edmunds, est. £300-£500, sold £210. Signed lower right. Untraced.
  • Lady wearing a white dress and holding a bouquet of roses. 1878. 1.14 x 1.93 m (2.2 m²). Auctioned Gorringes, Lewes, 21 Mar 2017, est. £3,000-£4,000, sold for £4,600, auction.gorringes.co.uk. Untraced.
  • Landscape with Trees. 641 x 1020 mm (0.65 m²). Presented to Aberdeen Art Gallery in 1955 by the Hon. Gertrude Forbes Sempill. www.aagm.co.uk.
  • Little Visitors (attributed). Known from a coloured ‘chromolithograph’ print in The Graphic Christmas Edition, 1883, as by “Miss. Annie L. Robinson.” Untraced.
  • Margaret and Chrystian Guthrie. 1907. 1.31 m diameter (1.35 m²). Exhibited 1907 Royal Academy; 1908 Franco-British Exhibition, London; Jul 1923 Manchester Art Gallery. Provenance: D. C. Guthrie, the sitters’ father, thence by descent to the vendor at auction by Mellors & Kirk, 27 Nov 2013. www.the-saleroom.com, est. £20,000-£30,000, sale price undisclosed. Now in private collection (‘The Wrathall Family’ according to notice by picture in 2018 ‘Painting Light and Hope‘ retrospective exhibition of Annie’s works at Manchester Art Gallery). Unvarnished.
  • Master and Man (also known as ‘A Man’s Best Friend’). 1905. 650 x 900 mm (0.59 m²). Exhibited The New Gallery Summer Exhibition, 1908. Auctioned 4 Jul 2006, Bearne’s, Exeter, unsold, www.invaluable.com; 10 Oct 2006, Bonhams, unframed, est. £400-£600, sold for £720 inc. premium, www.bonhams.com. Untraced.
  • Maternité (attributed). 270 x 270 mm (0.073 m²). Exhibited: 1946 Musée National d’Art Moderne, 1971 Louvre, 1981 Musée d’Orsay. Auctioned: 4 Apr 2010, http://www.drouot.com, est. €600-€1,000, and 3 April 2012 Thierry de Maigret, est. $789-$1314, sold $591. Untraced.
  • Mater Triumphalis. 1892. 1892. 680 x 1670 mm (1.1 m²). Exhibited 1892 New Gallery; 1893 Chicago World’s Fair and Exposition; 1900 Woman’s Exhibition, Earl’s Court, catalogue. Room 2, no. 1444; 1905 Salon de la Société nationale des beaux-arts, Paris; prior to 1915 in the collection of Edmund Davis; 1915 Musee de Luxembourge; 1922 Louvre; 1923 Manchester. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. www.musee-orsay.fr.
  • Montagna Mia. 1923. 1.83 x 1.12 m (2.1 m²). Annie Louise Swynnerton bequest to Manchester Art Gallery, 1934. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • Mrs A. Scott-Elliot and Children. 1912. Acquired by Manchester Art Gallery 1923. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • New Risen Hope (Tate version). 1904. 519 x 570 mm (0.30 m²). Exhibited 1904, Tate. Presented to the Tate by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest, 1924. www.tate.org.uk.
  • New Risen Hope (National Gallery of Victoria version). 1906. Oil on canvas on wood panel, 597 x 742 mm (0.44 m²). Felton Bequest to National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, 1906. www.ngv.vic.gov.au.
  • Nude in landscape (attributed). 615 x 225 mm (0.14 m²). Private collection.
  • Oceanid. 1908. 1.80 x 1.70 mm (3.1 m²). www.bridgemanimages.com. Bradford Museum and Galleries.
  • Oil sketch of a pony. 392 x 495 mm (0.18 m²). The Wilson (Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum). Gift of Mrs M. Taylor, 1944. Image: artuk.org.
  • Oleander. 1883. Oil on panel. 200 x 275 mm (0.06 m²). Auctioned 12 Feb 2002 Sotheby’s, London, est. £6000-£8000, sold for £7170 (£9220 with fees, £11,100 & £14,200 at 2018 £ value). www.sothebys.com. Signed ‘Annie L. Robinson’ lower right. Untraced.
  • On the Terrace (portrait of Violet Edith Fenwick). Private collection.
  • Oreads. 1907. 1778 mm diameter (1.8 m²). Exhibited at the Tate in 1907, and presented to the Tate in 1922 by John Singer Sargent. www.tate.org.uk.
  • Portrait of a boy (surrounded by gold). Oil and gold leaf/paint on panel (auction house description uses both terms). Unframed: 279 x 432 mm (0.12 m²). Exhibited 1893, Chicago World’s Fair and Exposition. 15 Jun 1990, auctioned Christie’s, London, sold; 11 Dec 2003, auctioned Sotheby’s, New York, est. $8,000-$12,000, unsold; 20 Jan 2018, auctioned Rago Arts & Auction Center, Lambertville, New Jersey, property from the Collection of Seymour Stein, Founder, Sire Records, est. $3,500-$4,500 (£2520-£3240), sold for $6875 (£4957). www.ragoarts.com. Untraced.
  • Portrait of George Lewis. 1917. 1030 x 792 mm (0.82 m²). www.christies.com. Untraced.
  • Portrait of a lady wearing a feather boa (attributed). Know only from a black-and-white image in The Illustrated London News, 5 Apr 1893. Untraced.
  • Portrait of a lady holding a flower. c. 1930. 571 x 457 mm (0.26 m²). Auctioned 7 Sep 2005, Christie’s, South Kensington, est. £600-£800, unsold. www.artvalue.com. Untraced.
  • Portrait of a young girl with curly hair. 495 x 395 mm (0.20 m²). Auctioned 23 Aug 2011, Bonham’s, sold for £1,015 inc. premium (£1,200 at 2018 £ value). www.bonhams.com. Auctioned Lacy Knott & Knight, Bury-St-Edmunds, 11 Sep 2015, est. £1,800-£2,200, sold £1,800. Signed ‘Annie S’ lower right. Untraced.
  • Portrait of a Young Italian Man. 305 x 361 mm (0.11 m²). Exhibited 1893,  Chicago World’s Fair and Exposition; 14 Jan 2014, auctioned Christie’s, estimate £1,000-£1,500, unsold; 28 Jan 2016, auctioned David Lay Frics (The Penzance Auction House, Alverton). www.the-saleroom.com. Signed Annie L. Robinson lower right. Untraced.
  • Portrait of Colwyn Philipps. 1896? 820 x 845 mm (0.69 m²).Exhibited New Gallery, 1897 and Royal Academy, 1931. Auctioned Sotheby’s, Melbourne, 19 Aug 1991, and Deutscher & Menzies, 26 Nov 2003, est. $7,000-$10,000 (£4,120-£5,890) sold for $7,751 (£3,290). www.blouinartsalesindex.com, preraph…paintings.blogspot.com. Signed ‘Annie Swynnerton’ lower right. Untraced.
  • Portrait of Edward Michael Hopton – see The Hopton Portraits.
  • Portrait of Guy William Hopton – see The Hopton Portraits.
  • Portrait of Henry James. 1911. 511 x 574 mm (0.29 m²). Exhibited 1932, Manchester; included in the artist’s studio sale, 9 Feb 1934; auctioned Christie’s,  1939; auctioned Christie’s, 3 Sep 2008, “Inscribed ‘Portrait of Henry James/by Mrs Annie L. Swynnerton/1A The Avenue/76 Fulham Road/London. S.W.'” on an old label attached to the reverse, sold for £9,059 inc. fees. (£11,000 now at 2018 £ value). www.artvalue.com. Untraced.
  • Portrait of Lady Mercy Marter (AKA Equestrian Portrait of Lady Mercy Marter). 1920. 1.58 x 2.36 m (3.7 m²). Exhibitions: 1923, Manchester Art Gallery; 1934, Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery. Auctioned Christie’s 9 Nov 1968. Auctioned Christie’s, estate of Peter Langan, 18 Dec 2012, est. £5,000-£7,000, sold £10,625. www.christies.com. Signed ‘Annie L. Swynnerton’ lower right. Untraced.
  • Portrait of Lilie, Daughter of W. McGrath Esq. 1901. 620 x 750 mm (0.47 m²). Auctions: 23 May 1994, Sotheby’s, Billinghurst, www.invaluable.co.uk; 8 Jul 2011, Lawrences, Crewkerne, est. £2000-£3000; “Some craquelure; needs a clean”, www.lawrences.co.uk. Untraced.
  • Rain Clouds, Monte Gennaro. 1904. 630 x 306 mm (0.19 m²). Bequeathed to Manchester Art Gallery by Mrs Louisa Mary Garrett, 1936. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • St. Martin’s Summer. Before 1904. 1.10 x 1.06 mm (1.2 m²). Exhibited 1900, Woman’s Exhibition, Earl’s Court, Room 2, no. 1462, £367 10 s. 0 d. National Gallery of Canada. www.gallery.ca.
  • Study of a young girl. 1930. 390 x 490 mm (0.19 m²). Auctioned Clevedon Salerooms, Bristol, 19 Nov 2015, est. £200-£300, sold for £30, ‘verso inscribed anne l. Swynnerton’ and catalogue lists as ‘Anna Louisa Robinson Swynnerton.’ www.clevedon-salerooms.com. Untraced.
  • Study of flowers in a meadow. 1920? 635 x 533 mm (0.34 m²). Exhibited 1953, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, lent by Sir Gerald & Lady Kelly. 9 Mar 2016, John Nicholsons Fine Art Auctioneer & Valuer, Haslemere, sold £170 (est. £200-£400), and again by same auction house 23 Nov 2016, for £800, both times unframed. www.invaluable.co.uk. Untraced.
  • Summer Idyll (attributed). 1912. 2350 x 2200 mm (5.2 m²) – seems extraordinarily large, error? Auctioned 17 Nov 1988, Christies, South Kensington. www.artnet.com. Untraced.
  • Susan Isabel Dacre. 1880. 519 x 703 mm (0.36 m²). Donated by Susan Dacre to Manchester Art Gallery, 1932. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • The Barren Fig. 1910s. 500 x 290 mm (0.15 m²). Auctioned 9 Jul 1920, Christie’s, London; 24 Mar 2010, Cheffin’s, Cambridge, sold for £1,098 (£1,349 at 2018 £ value). In 2018 exhibited at Manchester Art Gallery, ‘Lent by the Executors of Christine Brownlie Allen (1954-2014),’ otherwise untraced.
  • The Bluebell Wood. 584 x 381 mm (0.22 m²). 18 Aug 2007 – Michael J. Bowman, Newton Abbot, est. £400-£600. www.invaluable.co.uk. Untraced.
  • The Convanescent. c. 1887. 635 x 571 mm (0.36 m²). Presented to the Tate Collection 1929 by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest. www.tate.org.uk.
  • The Debutante. 1891. 0.72 x 1.22 m (0.88 m²). 2018: Exhibited Manchester, on loan from Richard Taylor Fine Art, where it is for sale, ‘Portrait of Miss Elsie Elizabeth Ebsworth commissioned on her engagement to her future Ebsworth commissioned on her engagement to her futurehusband, Mr George Swinton … Never exhibited,‘ although the identity of the subject is not known for certain. Provenance: Coursham Court, Wiltshire.
  • The Dreamer. 1887. 428 x 533 (m²). Exhibited 1893 Chicago World Fair and Exposition. Acquired in 1936 by Manchester Art Gallery. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • The Hopton Portraits. 1890. A pair, each 610 x 914 mm (0.56 m²). Auctioned as a pair: 12 Nov 1998, Christie’s, South Kensington, est. £1,800-£2,500, sold £2,990; 21 Mar 2007, Sotheby’s, est. £2,000-£3,000, unsold; 12 Nov 2007, sold for $2,758 inc. fees (£2,499 at 2018 £ value, adjusting for USD inflation). www.artnet.com, www.sothebys.com, http://www.findartinfo.com. Signed ‘Annie L. Swynnerton’ lower right. Untraced.
  • The Letter. Before 1889. 0.48 x 1.02 m (0.49 m²). Purchased by the Royal Academy with the Edward Stott Fund, 1934. www.royalacademy.org.uk.
  • The Olive Gatherers. 1889. 710 x 385 mm (0.27 m²). Exhibited in the Woman’s Exhibition, Earl’s Court, in 1900, valued at £25 (=£3100 in 2018). Acquired by Manchester Art Gallery in 1936. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • The Reverend William Gaskell. 1879. 711 x 866 (0.62 m²). Acquired by Manchester Art Gallery in 1914. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • The Sense of Sight. 1895. 1010 x 873 mm (0.88 m²). 1895 – The Liverpool Mercury (31 Aug), The Isle of Man Times and General Advertiser (3 Sep): ‘one of a series [of four] illustrating the senses, upon which she is engaged, is on view at the Liverpool Autumn Exhibition.’ Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. 2018 – On loan to Manchester Art Gallery until 2019. www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk.
  • The Soul’s Journey: The Soul’s Awakening. 1930? 1.61 x 1.00 m (1.6 m²). Gift from Francis Howard to Glasgow Museum, 1952. artuk.org/discover/artworks/the-souls-journey-the-souls-awakening-86203.
  • The Southing of the Sun. 1911. 0.89 x 1.12 m (0.99 m²). Purchased by Manchester Art Gallery from the artist in 1923. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • The Town of Siena. c. 1880s. 510 x 378 mm (0.19 m²). Exhibited 1900, Woman’s Exhibition, Earl’s Court, Room 2, no. 1460, £40. (Presumed to be this picture from details in catalogue.) Louisa Mary Garrett Bequest to Manchester Art Gallery, 1936. artuk.org.
  • The Tryst. 1880. 785 x 1140 mm (0.89 m²). Gifted to Salford Museum and Art Gallery by H. Boddington, Jnr., who had bought the picture immediately after it was first exhibited. www.salfordcommunityleisure.co.uk … tryst.
  • The Vagrant. 1900-1910. 788 x 939 mm (0.74 m²). Annie Swynnerton Bequest to Manchester Art Gallery, 1934. manchesterartgallery.org.
  • The Unrelenting Past. 575 x 705 (0.41 m²). In catalogue of Women’s Exhibition, Earl’s Court, 1900. Purchased by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottowa, 1913. Exhibited in Toronto, 1919, on loan from the National Gallery of Canada. www.gallery.ca.
  • Through the Orchard. 1883. 337 x 530 mm (0.18 m²). Exhibited in the Woman’s Exhibition, Earl’s Court, 1900. In possession of Hugh Lane 1908. Hugh Lane gift to Dublin City Gallery, 1912. emuseum.pointblank.ie.
  • Unwinding the Skein. Oil on wooden panel. 381 x 330 mm (0.13 m²). For sale (June 2018) at Bernardi’s Antiques, Toronto, $2,400 (£1,340). bernardisantiques.com.
  • Where Shattered Mountains Lie. 1930. 1.27 x 0.66 m (0.84 m²). Auctions: 6 March 1991, Phillip’s, London, sold; 14 June 1991; 3 Jun 1994; 11 Aug 1994; 20 Oct 1994, Christie’s, South Kensington, est. £400-500, sold for £396. www.artnet.com. Untraced.
  • Woman amongst foliage (attributed). 515 x 540 mm (0.28 m²). Auctioned Bentley’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Cranbrook, UK, 9 September 2004, est. £1000-1500, under the title ‘An Impressionist oil on canvas of a disfigured nude woman floating in a lake surrounded by foliage in shades of green and yellow.’ www.invaluable.com. Untraced.