Flagellation of St Barbara by Master of Vienna Schottestift

Saint Barbara kneels before her father on the left while he flourishes a whip over his head and holds the saint by her hair.

Details

Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
73.6 x 54.6 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

A peasant, on the right, points at some grasshoppers. The scene is depicted against a landscape background. 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

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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