LIST OF WORKS

This is a list of all the works of Annie Louisa Swynnerton for which images can be found. Sizes are given as the horizontal and vertical dimensions in that order, and refer to the unframed work. It is assumed sources are quoting the unframed dimensions, and where this is known for certain the dimensions are followed by the word ‘unframed.’


  • 1922 PHOTOGRAPH.1922-photo-T
    • Date: 1922 (unfinished?) or earlier.
    • Medium: oil on canvas (assumed).
    • Dimensions: very approximately 1.5 x 1.5 m (2.3 m²).
    • History: visible in photograph in The Sphere (newspaper), 9 Dec 1922, otherwise unknown.
    • Location: unknown.
  • 1923 EXHIBITION PHOTOGRAPHS. Fifteen otherwise unknown paintings visible in photographs of the 1923 exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery. Some images very poor quality, but may be matchable to extant works should they be discovered. One ‘lost’ painting has been identified by this method – Landscape with figures.

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  • 1931 PHOTOGRAPH and HEAD OF A WOMAN.
    • 1931 PHOTOGRAPH.1931 photograph T
      • Date: 1931 or earlier.
      • Medium: oil on canvas (assumed).
      • Dimensions: approximately 1.0 x 1.5 m (1.5 m²).
      • History: only known from photo taken in 1931; possibly a work known as ‘Desire’ or ‘An Image of Desire’ (information from Alisdair Swinnerton).
      • Location: unknown.
    • HEAD OF A WOMAN.Head of a Woman T
      • Date: 1931 or earlier (by association with the 1931 photograph).
      • Medium: “Oil on canvas laid on board.”
      • Dimensions: “11×10 inches. Framed: 17×16.25 inches.” 254 x 279 mm (0.07 m²) unframed.
      • History: auctioned Christie’s, 9 Feb 1934 (posthumous studio sale); early 2010s in stock of held by Abbott and Holder, £675, “Provenance: Annie Swynnerton Studio Sale Christie’s, 9th Feb. 1934”, titled ‘Head of a girl.’
  • A DISTANT VIEW OF THE SABINES.a-distant-view-of-the-sabines-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas laid down on board.
    • Dimensions: 712 x 601 mm (0.43 m²), unframed.
    • History: 1934 posthumous studio sale catalogue, “Lot 70 … A Distant View of the Sabines … Exhibited Huddersfield”, 692 x 578 mm (0.40 m²); 15 Nov 2018 sold by auction at Rosebery’s, £280 (£357 with fees), with description “inscribed in pencil to the reverse of the board: ‘* * Swynnerton’ and ‘Distant View of the Sabines’, scored stamp inscribed ‘100209 – 5055’ to the reverse of the board.” As sizes within 4% of each other, assumed to be same work.
    • Location: unknown.
  • A BOY WITH A SHETLAND PONY.a-boy-with-a-shetland-pony-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas (assumed).
    • Dimensions: approx. 1100 x 2500 mm (2.8 m²), assumed unframed.
    • History: signed and dated 1917; exhibited 1923 Manchester; regularly appears as purchasable print on commercial web sites, but otherwise unknown.
    • Location: unknown.
  • A CHILD WITH CURLY RED HAIR.child-with-curly-red-hair-composite-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 395 x 495 mm (0.20 m²).
    • History: Sold by auction for £1,080 (inc. premium) at Bonham’s, Chester, 23 Aug 2011.
    • Location: unknown.
  • A DRYAD.Copyright Glasgow Museums / Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 292 x 330 mm (0.10 m²), assumed unframed.
    • History: 1928, exhibited Royal Academy; 1940, bequeathed to Glasgow Museums by Mrs A. J. MacLaren.
    • Location: Glasgow Museums Resource Centre.
  • A LADY STANDING BY FLOWERING IVY.lady-by-flowering-ivy-adjusted-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 737 x 1270 mm (0.94 m²).
    • History: 1923, visible in photo of Manchester exhibition; Sold for £1,150 (c. £1,660 with fees) at Key’s Auctions, 8 Aug 2014.
    • Location: unknown.
  • A LADY WEARING A FEATHER BOA (attributed).portrait-of-a-lady-wearing-a-feather-boa-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas (assumed).
    • Dimensions: ?
    • History: only known from an image in the Illustrated London News, 5 Apr 1893. As newspapers could occasionally make errors in their image captions and the style is not immediately recognisable as Annie’s work, this is ‘attributed’ only.
    • Location: unknown.
  • A YOUNG ITALIAN MAN.a-young-italian-man-t
  • ADORATION OF THE SHEPHERDS (AFTER PERUGINO).Swynnerton, Annie Louisa, 1844-1933; Adoration of the Infant Christ
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 906 x 597 mm (0.54 m²); the painted area, excluding the dark surround, is 0.43 m². [Perugino’s original is 3560 x 2460 mm, four times Annie’s dimentions, the painted area within the semicircle covering 7.1 m²].
    • History: bequeathed by Annie to Manchester Art Gallery, who received it in 1934; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.
  • AGATHONIKE SABINA CRAIES.agathonike-sabina-craies-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas (assumed).
    • Dimensions: ?
    • History: 1892?; known from image in the The Illustrated London News, 21 May 1892 and the New Gallery exhibition for that year.
    • Location: unknown.
  • ALICE WOODS.
    • Date: 1911.
    • Medium: oil on canvas (assumed).
    • History: believed destroyed when Maria Grey Training College damaged in air raid, 1941.
    • Location: believed destroyed.
  • AN ITALIAN LANDSCAPE.italian-landscape-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 1191 x 843 mm (1.00 m²).
    • History: painted c. first decade of 1900s (notice by painting in Manchester Art Gallery); bequeathed to Manchester Art Gallery by Dr Jane Walker, CH, LLD, 1939; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.
  • ASSISI.assisi-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas stretched over cork.
    • Dimensions: 327 x 426 mm (0.14 m²).
    • History: presented to Birmingham Art Gallery by the Friends of Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, 1934, possibly acquired from the posthumous studio sale of the same year, lot 151 ‘Assisi’ or lot 157 ‘Near Assisi.’
    • Location: Birmingham Art Gallery.
  • BOY (SURROUNDED BY GOLD).boy-surrounded-by-gold-t
    • Medium: oil and gold leaf on panel.
    • Dimensions: Sotheby’s: 235 x 480 mm (0.11 m²); Rago: 279 x 431 (0.12 m²), unframed.
    • History: auctioned Sotheby’s, 11 Dec 2003, ‘The Collecting Eye of Seymour Stein,’  est. £8,000-£12,000; sold by auction 20 Jan 2018, Rago Arts, Lambertville, New Jersey, ‘Property from the Collection of Seymour Stein, Founder, Sire Records,’ $6,875 (est. $3,500-$4,500), condition report: “Painting is under glass with a slight warp to the board. There are several nicks with losses along edge of the board where it meets the frame. Minor inpainting scattered throughout (mostly in the body of the figure) and visible under blacklight. The gold paint has cracked in several areas and is separating. The gold area in the center above the figure’s head is flaking with losses.
    • Location: unknown.
  • CAPRI.capri-canvas-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 285 x 600 mm (0.17 m²).
    • History: painted c. 1900-1910 (according to notice by painting when on display in Manchester Art Gallery, 2018-9); exhibited Manchester Art Gallery 1923 (visible in exhibition photos); sold by auction, Cheffin’s, Cambridge, 25 Mar 2010, £1,000 (est. £300-£500); exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: private collection.
  • CHERUBS ABOVE THE SEA.cherubs-above-the-sea-t
    • Medium: oil on panel.
    • Dimensions: central panel 419 x 533 mm, side panels 330 x 533 mm each (total painted area 0.58 m²).
    • History: Auctioned at Mallam’s, Oxford, 8 Jun 2007, est. £3,000-£4,000, sold for £2,800, “Provenance: removed from St. Thomas Church Ardwick Green, Manchester, when the church closed in 1978.” St. Thomas Church was consecrated 10 Nov 1741 and decomissioned in 1978, and has since been used for various secular community functions and office space.
    • Location: unknown.
  • COLWYN E. A. PHILIPPS.colwyn-philipps-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 820 x 845 mm (0.69 m²).
    • History: painted 1896?; exhibited New Gallery, 1897, “Mrs. Swynnerton’s robust style, her vigorous colour, her admirable modelling are all seen in her Colwyn Philipps, an excellent child’s portrait … unsatisfactory background” (Daily News, London, 10 Jun 1897); Royal Academy, 1931; auctioned Sotheby’s, Melbourne, 19 Aug 1991; sold at auction Deutscher & Menzies, 26 Nov 2003, for $7,751 (£3,290) est. $7,000-$10,000 (£4,120-£5,890).
    • Location: unknown.
  • COUNT ZOUBOFF.count-zouboff-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 1538 x 1934 mm (2.97 m²), unframed.
    • History: dated 1908-9; exhibited 1923, Manchester (visible in exhibition photographs) and also visible hanging on a wall in a photograph of Annie’s studio; on display at The French Gallery, New Bond Street (The Graphic, 5 December 1931); presented to the Tate “by Messrs Wallis and Son 1932” (www.tate.org.uk) – Henry Wallis had been the proprietor of ‘The French Gallery,’ a commercial art dealership in London which closed in 1929; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Tate.
  • CROSSING THE STREAM.crossing-the-stream-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 740 x 1262 mm (0.93 m²).
    • History: dated 1886; bequeathed by Mrs Louisa Mary Garrett, 1936, to Manchester Art Gallery (artuk.org).
    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.
  • CUPID AND PSYCHE.cupid-and-psyche-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 910 x 1470 mm (1.34 m²).
    • History: dated 1890; exhibited New Gallery 1891; bought by Charles Edward Lees and gifted to Oldham Gallery in 1892; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Oldham Art Gallery.
  • DAME MILLICENT GARRETT FAWCETT.dame-millicent-garrett-fawcett-canvas-t
  • ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON PORTRAITS.
  • EVELYN, DAUGHTER OF VERNON BELLHOUSE.evelyn-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: ?
    • History: dated 1911; exhibited 1912, thereafter at family home at Alderley Edge, until auctioned at Sotheby’s (early 1980s?).
    • Location: Unknown.
  • FAITH (JOAN OF ARC).faith-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 790 x 890 mm (0.70 m²).
    • History: 1900-1905; exhibited New Gallery, 1904; Whitchapel Art Gallery, 1907; auctioned Sotheby’s, 23 Jun 1981; Christie’s, Rome, 4 Dec 1984; Sotheby’s, 14 Dec 2006, est. £15,000-£20,000, unsold; Sotheby’s, 3 Oct 2007, est. £15,000-£20,000, unsold.
    • Location: unknown.
  • FLORENCE H. MUSGRAVE.florence-h-musgrave-canvas-t
  • GEORGE LEWIS.george-lewis-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 792 x 1030 (0.82 m²).
    • History: “Provenance … The Lewis Family” (Christie’s 2002); “signed with initials and dated ‘A.L.S. 1917’ (lower right)“; auctioned by Sotheby’s, 7 Jun 1995; 12 Jun 2001; 23 May 2002; Christie’s, 14 Nov 2002, £822 (not inc. fees).
    • Location: unknown.
  • GIRL WITH A LAMB.girl-with-a-lamb-T.jpg
  • CHILD WITH RED HAIR.child-with-red-hair-T.jpg
    • Medium: oil on canvas laid on board.
    • Dimentions: 330 x 400 mm ( m²).
    • History: auctioned 28 Sep 1994 as “Un Putto“; 14 Sep 2018, David Duggalby, sold for £1,700, “Annie Louisa Robinson Swynnerton NEAC … Half length Portrait of a Child with Red Hair … unsigned … Provenance: by family decent from the collection of Francis Bate (1853-1950) a founder member treasurer and secretary of the New English Art Club.
    • Location: unknown.
  • HEAD OF A YOUNG MAN.head-of-a-young-man-processed-rectified-t
    • Medium: pencil on paper.
    • Dimentions: approx. A4 size.
    • History: 1870s, according to notice by picture while exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: private collection.
  • HENRY JAMES.henry-james-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimentions: 511 x 574 mm (0.29 m²).
    • History: often dated 1910, but Annie still working on it in 1911; Exhibited 1932, Manchester; included in the artist’s studio sale, 9 Feb 1934; auctioned Christie’s,  1939; auctioned Christie’s, 3 Sep 2008, the words ‘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.
    • Location: unknown.
  • ILLUSIONS.illusions-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 510 x 608 mm (0.31 m²).
    • History: painted 1902 or earlier; Louisa Mary Garrett bequest to Manchester Art Gallery, 1936; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.
  • INTERIOR OF SAN MINIATO.Swynnerton, Annie Louisa, 1844-1933; Interior of San Miniato, Florence
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 304 x 260 mm (0.08 m²).
    • History: signed and dated 1881; bequeathed to Manchester Art Gallery by Mrs Louisa Mary Garrett, 1936.
    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.
  • ITALIAN MOTHER AND CHILD.an-italian-mother-and-child-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 735 x 1258 mm (0.92 m²).
    • History: signed and dated 1886; bequeathed to Manchester Art Gallery by Mrs Louisa Mary Garrett, 1936; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.
  • JEBSA (ROMA LADY).jebsa-t
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 762 x 1020 mm (0.77 m²).
    • History: dated 1874; 1937, presented to Priest Park Gallery by B. L. Bisgood Esq.; 2018, for sale at Richard Taylor Fine Art £8,250, provenance “Midlands estate”; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019, on loan from Richard Taylor Fine Art.
    • Location: Richard Taylor Fine Art.
  • EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF LADY MERCY MARTER, FLOWERS IN A MEADOW and SKETCH FOR EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF LADY MERCY MARTER.
  • LANDSCAPE WITH FIGURES.landscape-with-figures-thumbnail
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 470 x 735 mm (0.35 m²).
    • History: exhibited 1923, Manchester Art Gallery (visible in exhibition photo); 1995 bought by current owner.
    • Location: private collection.
  • LANDSCAPE WITH TREES.landscape-with-trees-T
  • LILIE, DAUGHTER OF W. MCGRATH ESQ.lilie-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas (assumed).
    • Dimensions: 620 x 750 mm (0.47 m²).
    • History: Dated 1901; auctioned 23 May 1994, Sotheby’s, Billinghurst (www.invaluable.co.uk); 8 Jul 2011, Lawrences, Crewkerne, est. £2000-£3000; “Some craquelure; needs a clean.”
    • Location: unknown.
  • LITTLE VISITORS (attributed).little-visitors-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas (assumed).
    • Dimensions: ?
    • History: 1883?; known from a coloured ‘chromolithograph’ print in The Graphic Christmas Edition, 1883, as by “Miss. Annie L. Robinson.”
    • Location: unknown.
  • LORNA, DAUGHTER OF HENRY MARTIN, ESA.
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  • MARGARET AND CHRYSTIAN GUTHRIE.margaret-and-chrystian-guthrie-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 1.31 m diameter (painted area 1.35 m²).
    • History: dated 1907; exhibited 1907 Royal Academy; 1908 Franco-British Exhibition, London; Jul 1923 Manchester Art Gallery; auctioned Mellors & Kirk, 27 Nov 2013, “provenance: D. C. Guthrie, the sitters’ father, thence by descent to the vendor,” est. £20,000-£30,000, sale price undisclosed; now in private collection (‘The Wrathall Family’ according to notice by picture in ‘Painting Light and Hope‘ exhibition); exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: private collection.
  • master-and-man-TMASTER AND MAN (MAN’S BEST FRIEND).
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 655 x 905 mm (0.59 m²).
    • History: signed and dated 1908; exhibited The New Gallery Summer Exhibition, 1908; auctioned 4 Jul 2006, Bearne’s, Exeter, unsold; 10 Oct 2006, Bonhams, unframed, est. £400-£600, sold for £720 inc. premium.
    • Location: unknown.
  • MATERNITÉ (attributed).maternite-T
    • Medium: oil on panel.
    • Dimensions: 270 x 270 mm (0.073 m²).
    • History: exhibited 1946 Musée National d’Art Moderne, 1971 Louvre, 1981 Musée d’Orsay; auctioned 4 Apr 2010, Drouot, Paris, est. €600-€1,000; 3 Apr 2012, Thierry de Maigret, est. €600-€1,000, sold €450.
    • Location: unknown.
  • MATER TRIUMPHALIS.Triumphant Mother by Annie Swynnerton, 1892
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 680 x 1670 mm (1.1 m²).
    • History: signed and dated 1892; exhibited 1992, 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; ?-1915, collection of Edmund Davis; 1915-1922, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris; 1922-1946, Louvre; 1923 exhibited Manchester Art Gallery; 1946-1971, Museum of Modern Art, Paris; 1971-1981, Louvre (formally transferred back to the Louvre collection 1977); 1981 onwards, transferred to Musée d’Orsay (institution housing works intermediate between ‘old’ and ‘modern’ art).
    • Location: Musée d’Orsay, Paris.
  • MONTAGNA MIA.montagna-mia-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 1.83 x 1.12 m (2.1 m²).
    • History: c. 1923 (artuk.org), 1923 (notice by painting, Manchester Art Gallery); Annie Louise Swynnerton bequest to Manchester Art Gallery, 1934; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.
  • MRS A. SCOTT-ELLIOT AND CHILDREN.mrs-a-scott-elliot-and-children-canvas-only-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: ± circular, 1693 x 1684 mm (2.24 m²).
    • History: 1912; purchased from Mrs Marjorie A. Scott-Elliot, 1923; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.
  • NEW-RISEN HOPE (Tate and Melbourne versions).
    • NEW-RISEN HOPE (Tate).hope-tate-canvas-T
      • Medium: oil on canvas.
      • Dimensions: 519 x 570 mm (0.30 m²).
      • History: signed and dated 1904; presented to the Tate by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest, 1924; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
      • Location: Tate.
    • NEW-RISEN HOPE (Melbourne).hope-melbourne-T
  • NUDE IN LANDSCAPE (attributed).nude-in-landscape-canvas-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 615 x 225 mm (0.14 m²), unframed.
    • History: the painted canvas has been cut from a larger piece and glued to a second canvas, with thin ruled live visible along the edge in places, characteristics also noted in New-risen Hope (Tate); believed to have been bought at a Christie’s auction (possibly early 1980s, the lot having been placed by a descendant of Annie’s extended family) by George Hulme, playright, art collector and dealer; on Mr. Hulme’s death (1990s?), purchased by a London antiques dealer, who sold it by auction in 2018 for £438, including fees; the title, ‘Nude in landscape,’ is written in modern marker pen on the back of frame, canvas has been professionally relined; as ‘word of mouth’ provenance only, so has to be ‘attributed.’ (Details of provenance from personal communications with dealer and acquaintances of Mr. Hulme.)
    • Location: private collection.
  • OCEANID.oceanid-T
  • OIL SKETCH OF A PONY.pony-T
  • OLEANDER.oleander-T
    • Medium: oil on panel.
    • Dimensions: 200 x 275 mm (0.06 m²).
    • History: signed and dated 1883; auctioned Sotheby’s, London, 2 Dec 2002, est. £6,000-£8,000, sold £7,170 (£9,220 with fees).
    • Location: unknown.
  • OREADS.oreads-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 1778 mm diameter (1.8 m²).
    • History: 1907; exhibited Royal Academy, 1907; bought by and presented to the Tate by John Singer Sargent, 1922; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Tate.
  • PORTRAIT OF A LADY.lady-holding-a-flower-t
    • Date: c. 1930 or earlier (by association with c. 1930 photograph).
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: approx. 500 x 750 mm (0.34 m²).
    • History: auctioned Christie’s, 7 Sep 2005.
    • Location: unknown.
  • RAIN CLOUDS, MONTE GENNARO.rain-clouds-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 630 x 306 mm (0.19 m²).
    • History: signed and dated 1904;

      Louisa Mary Garrett bequest to Manchester Art Gallery, 1924.

    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.

  • ST. MARTIN’S SUMMER.no-image-available-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 1063 x 1100 mm (1.17 m²). unknown whether dimentions ‘portrait’ or ‘landscape’ orientation.
    • History: before 1904; exhibited New Gallery, Summer Exhibition 1909; purchased 1922 by the National Gallery of Canada.
    • Location: National Gallery of Canada, Ottowa. Inaccessible for viewing until September 2019 due to construction work at gallery.
  • SUMMER IDYLL.summer-idyll-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 2184 x 2337 (5.10 m²).
    • History: signed and dayed 1912; auctioned Christie’s 17 Nov 1988.
    • Location: unknown.
  • SUSAN ISABEL DACRE.susan-isabel-dacre-frame-canvas-processed-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 519 x 703 mm (0.36 m²).
    • History: signed and dated 1880; in possession of the sitter until gifted to Manchester Art Gallery in 1932; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.
  • THE BARREN FIG.the-barren-fig-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 500 x 290 mm (0.15 m²).
    • History: c. 1900-1910 (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 £1,098 (£1,349 at 2018 £ value); exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019., “Lent by the Executors of Christine Brownlie Allen (1954-2014).”
    • Location: private collection.
  • THE BLUEBELL WOOD.the-bluebell-wood-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 584 x 381 mm (0.22 m²).
    • History: auctioned Michael J. Bowman, Newton Abbot, 18 Aug 2007, est. £400-£600.
    • Location: unknown.
  • THE CONVALESCENT.the-convalescent-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 635 x 571 mm (0.36 m²).
    • History: c. 1887; presented to the Tate Collection 1929 by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Tate.
  • THE DEBUTANTE.the-debutante-T.jpg
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 720 x 1220 mm (0.88 m²).
    • History: signed and dated 1891; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019, on loan from Richard Taylor Fine Art, “Portrait of Miss Elsie Elizabeth Ebsworth commissioned on her engagement to her future husband, Mr George Swinton … Never exhibited,” text later changed to “It has been suggested that the sitter is  Elsie Elizabeth Ebsworth later Mrs George Swinton,” as the identity of the subject is not known for certain. “Provenance: Coursham Court, Wiltshire.”
    • Location: Richard Taylor Fine Art.
  • THE DREAMER.the-dreamer-T
  • THE DREAM OF ITALY and HEAD OF A BACHANNTE.
  • THE FENWICK PORTRAITS.
    • ON THE TERRACE (VIOLET EDITH FENWICK).on-the-terrace-processed-T
      • Medium: oil on canvas (assumed).
      • Dimensions: ?
      • History: 1908? (in period 1901-1909); exhibited Royal Academy 1909; Whitchapel Art Gallery 1910; presented by Mrs. Lionel Phillips to form part of the founding collection of Johannesburg Art Gallery, 1910 (unknown whether actually shipped, but if so may have returned to the UK when some works sold in 1950s and 60s); now in private collection.
      • Location: private collection.
    • CHARLES FENWICK.charles-fenwick-T
      • Medium: oil on canvas (assumed).
      • Dimensions: ?
      • History: c. 1906 (from estimated age of subject); known only from images on commercial artwork reproduction web sites.
      • Location: unknown.
    • DAVID AND JONATHAN FENWICK.david-and-jonathan-fenwick-T
      • Medium: oil on canvas (assumed).
      • Dimensions: ?
      • History: “in the garden at Temple Dinsley“; signed and dated 1914; known only from images on commercial artwork reproduction web sites.
      • Location: unknown.
  • THE HOPTON PORTRAITS.
    • EDWARD MICHAEL HOPTON.edward-michael-hopton-T
      • Medium: oil on canvas.
      • Dimensions: 608 x 914 mm (0.56 m²).
      • History: “signed and dated ‘Annie L Swynnerton/1890’ (lower right)” … “‘Edw. Michael Hopton born Sept 16 1884/2nd son of Sir Edw & Lady Hopton/1890’ … (on the stretcher)“; auctioned Christie’s, London, 12 Nov 1998, above £1,800-2,500 estimate, fetching £2,990 (pair, not including fees); Sotheby’s, Olympia, 21 Mar 2007, est. £2,000-£3,000, unsold.
      • Location: unknown.
    • GUY WILLIAM HOPTON.guy-william-hopton-T
      • Medium: oil on canvas.
      • Dimensions: 608 x 914 mm (0.56 m²).
      • History: “signed and dated ‘Annie L Swynnerton/1890’ (lower right) …inscribed ‘Guy William Hopton born Nov 1881/eldest son of Sir.. E & Lady Hopton/1890’ … (on the stretcher)“, “blue embroidered smock“; auctioned Christie’s, London, 12 Nov 1998, above £1,800-2,500 estimate, fetching £2,990 (pair, not including fees); Sotheby’s, Olympia, 21 Mar 2007, est. £2,000-£3,000, unsold.
      • Location: unknown.
  • THE LADY IN WHITE.the-lady-in-white-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 1162 x 1950 mm (2.3 m²).
    • History: “signed and dated ‘Annie L. Robinson/1878.’ (lower right)“; auctioned Gorringe’s, Lewes, 21 Mar 2017, “Full length portrait of a lady wearing a white dress and holding a bouquet of roses,” est. £3,000-£4,000, sold for £4,600; Christie’s, “The lady in white,” 11 Dec 2018, for £12,500 (not including fees).
    • Location: unknown.
  • THE LETTER.the-letter-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 482 x 1016 mm (0.49 m²).
    • History: c. 1880-1889? (dating very uncertain, but ‘ALR’ monogram indicates not after c. 1889, the date of Annie’s marriage to Joseph); in original frame with original gilding; purchased from A. E. Anderson by the Royal Academy with the Edward Stott Fund, 1934; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • THE OLIVE GATHERERS.the-olive-gatherers-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 710 x 385 mm (0.27 m²), unframed.
    • History: 1889; exhibited in the Woman’s Exhibition, Earl’s Court, in 1900, valued at £25 (=£3,100 in 2018); giver to Manchester Art Gallery, 1936, by Miss. F. R. Wilkinson; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.
  • THE REVERAND WILLIAM GASKELL.reverend-william-gaskill-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 711 x 866 mm (0.62 m²).
    • History: has ALR monogram and is dated 1879; bequeathed [to Manchester Art Gallery] by Mrs M. E. Gaskell, 1914; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.
  • THE SENSE OF SIGHT.sight-T
  • THE SOUTHING OF THE SUN.the-southing-of-the-sun-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 889 x 1119 mm (0.99 m²).
    • History: signed and dated 1911; “purchased from the artist [by Manchester Art Gallery], 1923“; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Manchester Art Gallery.
  • THE TOWN OF SIENA.the-town-of-siena-T.jpg
  • THE TRYST.the-tryst-T
  • THE UNRELENTING PAST.no-image-available-T
  • THE VAGRANT.the-vagrant-T.jpg
  • THE YOUNG GARDENERS (GEOFFREY AND CHRISTOPHER HERRINGHAM).the-young-gardeners-T.jpg
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 915 x 915 mm (0.84 m²).
    • History: signed and dated, 1889; AKA ‘Portrait of Geoffrey and Christopher Herringham’; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Royal Holloway, London.
  • THOUGHTS (image attribution uncertain).thoughts-T
  • THROUGH THE ORCHARD.through-the-orchard-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 337 x 530 mm (1.8 m²).
    • History: Signed and dated 1883; sold, for £200, to Hugh Lane, the delivery being discussed Nov 1907 and in his possession 1908; Lane Gift to Dublin City Gallery, 1912; exhibited Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.
    • Location: Dublin City Gallery.
  • UNWINDING THE SKEIN.unwinding-the-skein-T
    • Medium: ‘painted on a thick wood board’ (from description on retailer web site).
    • Dimensions: 380 x 330 mm (0.13 m²), unframed, frame 510 x 460 mm.
    • History: signed bottom right ‘AS’ (from description on retailer’s web site); for sale (provenance undeclared) Bernardi’s Antiques, 699 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, Canada, $2,400, sold early 2019.
    • Location: unknown.
  • WHERE SHATTERED MOUNTAINS LIE and THE SOUL’S JOURNEY. The paintings are listed together because they both depict the same mountain range and the general treatment appears similar.
    • WHERE SHATTERED MOUNTAINS LIE (sometimes misnamed ‘Where Sheltered Mountains Lie’)where-sheltered-mountains-lie-T
      • Medium: oil on canvas.
      • Dimensions: different sources give different sizes, 1270 x 660 mm (0.84 m²), 1256 x 648 mm (0.81 m²) and 1245 x 635 mm (49 x 25 in, 0.79 m²), the width/height proportions being the same (less than 1:50 difference), and the average dimentions being 1257 x 648 mm (0.81 m²).
      • History: 1920-1930; earlier 1920s?; signed and dated 1930 according to auction aggregate sites (Blouin), but relationship to The Soul’s Journey, which is dated to 1925 or earlier, makes a compositional date of the earlier 1920s possible; auctioned 14 Jun 1991; 3 Jun 1994; 11 Aug 1994; Christie’s, London, 20 Oct 1994, est. £400-£500, sold £396.
      • Location: unknown.
    • THE SOUL’S JOURNEY (THE SOUL’S AWAKENING).the-souls-journey-T
      • Medium: oil on canvas.
      • Dimensions: 1613 x 1003 mm (1.62 m²), unframed.
      • History: early 1920s?; exhibited 1923, Manchester Art Gallery (visible in exhibition photo); mentioned in the The Manchester Guardian, 2 May 1925, as on display at the Royal Academy, and called “The Soul’s Journey“; “Exhibited at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.A. Exhibited Manchester 1932(posthumous studio sale catalogue); auctioned Christie’s 9 Feb 1934; given to Glasgow Museums by Francis Howard, 1952; also known as “The Soul’s Awakening.”
      • Location: Glasgow Museums Resource Centre.
  • WOMAN SURROUNDED BY FOLIAGE (attributed).woman-amongst-foliage-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas.
    • Dimensions: 540 x 515 mm (0.28 m²).
    • History: auctioned Bentley’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Cranbrook, United Kingdom, 9 Sep 2004.
    • Location: unknown.
  • YOUNG GIRL IN A PINK DRESS.young-girl-in-a-pink-dress-T
  • YOUNG GIRL IN A WHITE DRESS AND WEARING A HAT WITH A PINK RIBBON.young-girl-in-a-white-dress-T
    • Medium: oil on canvas (assumed).
    • Dimensions: approx. 750 x 380 mm (0.29 m²), unframed.
    • History: passed down through family connections to current owner.
    • Location: private collection (descendant of Annie’s extended family).