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Title: 'Off'

Object Name: painting

Artist/Maker: Leighton, Edmund Blair
Role in production: artist
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Date: 1899

Accession Number: 1917.244
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Mr James Thomas Blair bequest, 1917.

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • oil paint/oil
  • panel


  • oil on panel

A sentimental, historical scene representing figures in 18th Century dress. The painting depicts a garden scene looking along a river path with a small wooden bridge in the foreground, a house in the background seen through the trees to right. A young woman in a floral dress and straw hat sits on a wooden seat on the left side of bridge, her hands clasped round one knee, with eyes downcast. In the background to the right a man in breeches and a long coat is walking away, his head bowed and his hands clasped behind his back.


Type: unframed
Height: 32.7 cm
Width: 24.8 cm

Type: framed
Height: 55.3
Width: 48.0
Depth: 8.2