Hay Shed and Head I

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A painting of a rural landscape, depicting the bare frame of a wooden shed silhouetted against a pale sky, and slightly obscured by thick bushes in the right foreground. Bare trees stand against the sky to the right, and a river flows in the background to the left. The head of a figure is discernable in the bottom right corner, partially cut off by the painting's edge.

Manchester Art Gallery



Hay Shed and Head I




oil on hardboard


H 33 x W 50.8 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from the Leonard Cohen Fund, 1965

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : blc : artist's name, date : SIMCOCK 64


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