Captive Kings before a Judge by Francesco Bonsignori

The scene in this paiting takes place in front of an architectural background.

Details

Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
20 x 41 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

Two prisoners are led by soldiers to a seated judge. The judge is surrounded by attendants and more prisoners and figures can be seen in the distance to the right. This painting was part of a collection of 117 works belonging to the industrialist and engineer F.D. Lycett Green and bequeathed to York through the Art Fund, in 1955, in recognition of the remarkable efforts made after the Second World War by its curator to transform it into a gallery of international importance.

Provenance

Gotha Museum; F.D. Lycett Green.

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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