'The Flourish', by, 1898, James Herbert McNair

Long vertical image with central female figure carrying several small children

Pencil and pastel on panel
s.b.r.: ‘J. HERBERT McNAIR’
47.9 x 20.6 (18 15/16 x 8 1/8)
Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow

The pastel had been exhibited in McNair’s 1898 one-man show at the Gutekunst Gallery, London.

The catalogue explained the meaning of the work, ‘Spring opening the bud-masses and revealing the Children of Flowers’. In Turin it was hung at the left.