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The Dreamer

Image credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Head and chest frontal portrait of a young peasant woman with a scarf over her head and a patterned shawl pulled about her shoulders. She holds a ball of wool in her right hand, a piece of knitting on three needles in her left hand, her head tilted slightly to the left, looking toward the viewer. There is a landscape background of white cottages amongst bare woodland trees.

Manchester Art Gallery



The Dreamer




oil on canvas


H 53.3 x W 42.8 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from Miss F. R. Wilkinson, 1936

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : brc : artist's name, date : Annie L. Robinson / 1887


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