Women washing at a Stream by Alessandro Magnasco

This everyday scene is painted against a wooded backdrop, with the figures of the washerwomen displayed across the middle and foreground of the picture.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
85 x 128.2 cm
Acquired in:
1958
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

In 1955, Mr Lycett Green presented his collection of 137 pictures to the City of York Art Gallery through the Art Fund. In 1957 he made a further gift of 6 paintings to the Gallery and then again in1958 of 2 paintings including this one.

Provenance

The gift of the Mr F.D.Lycett Green Collection.

Venue details

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7EW 01904 687687 www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.82)

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