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The image of a young boy in the eyes of a feminist is always something to endure. And, so knew Swynnerton for herself – a British painter, who stood for women’s rights to vote, and also as a prominent feminist among other avant-garde artists of her time. This has become one of the long-standing impressions of Annie Swynnerton among us and her long-loving audience. When you consider the kind of background the painter hails from, you tend to understand her political views better. Especially in England of the early 20th Century, there had to be enough reconciliation to be made with oneself before launching expressive support to the proletariat classes. Her admiration for working-class boys is platonic in this oil-on-canvas masterpiece. And her pride takes […]

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