Daedalus finding the Body of Icarus by Henry Thomson

This picture has a special interest for Swansea, as it was acquired in 1880 by Deffett Francis, who gave his collection of prints and drawings to the Art Gallery.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
198 x 218 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £1,800)
Acquired in:
1973
Vendor:
Agnew's

His taste in paintings, which were not included in his gift, was until unrepresented until this acquisition.

Provenance

Deffett Francis.

Venue details

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Alexandra Road, Swansea SA1 5DZ 01792 516 900 www.glynnviviangallery.org

Entry details

Free to all

Tuesday - Sunday, 10am-5pm. Last admission 4.40pm

Closed Mondays (except bank holidays)