'Golden Heart', Frances MacDonald McNair

Female figure with young children at her feet and red flowers

Watercolour and wash with silver and gold paint on vellum
s. and d.b.l.: ‘FRANCES MACNAIR / 190 [illegible]’
28.5 x 19.9 (11 3/16 x 7 7/8)
National Museums Liverpool (Walker Art Gallery)

In the early 1900s, the McNairs collaborated on the production of companion artworks such as this and 'Gift of Doves'.

The partnership followed that of the Macdonald sisters in the 1890s when the artists worked separately but to a pre-determined brief.