An Old Woman Asleep by Esaias Boursse

In this painting, an old woman sits in a chair with her head resting on a cushion and turned toward the left with a book on her lap.


Oil on oak
36.1 x 28.5 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

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.


F.D. Lycett Green

Venue details

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7EW 01904 687687

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.82)

Monday - Sunday 10am - 5pm

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