A sandy shore fringed with ruins of classical and medieval buildings, gold and silver in the moonlight.
Fantastic Ruins with Saint Augustine and the Child by François de Nomé, 1623
Â© National Gallery, London
- Oil on canvas
- 45 x 66 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Sir Philip Sassoon through The Art Fund
There is a boat with two yards anchored to the shore on the left and in the centre are the small figures of St. Augustine in a monastic habit and the Child emptying the sea into the sand.