Fantastic Ruins with Saint Augustine and the Child by François de Nomé

A sandy shore fringed with ruins of classical and medieval buildings, gold and silver in the moonlight.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
45 x 66 cm
Acquired in:
1923
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.

Venue details

National Gallery Trafalgar Square, LONDON London WC2N 5DN 020 7747 2885 www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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