Classical Landscape with a City by a River by Francisque Millet

Francisque Millet was acknowledged in his day as one of the best interpreters of Poussin's landscape style, and this work added to the Walker collection of works by Poussin and his followers.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
83 x 103 cm
Acquired in:
1992
Bequeathed by:
Marguerite Sternberg through The Art Fund

In technique and subject matter Millet's Classical Landscape simulates the landscapes of Poussin, the deliberate imitation of Poussinesque motifs extending to the setting of the buildings in relation to rocks and sky.

Provenance

Marguerite Frederika Sternberg.

Venue details

Walker Art Gallery William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EL 0151 478 4199 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker

Entry details

Free to all

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