In this landscape painting, a wooden bridge connects a cottage on the left bank of the river with a grassy area on the right bank.
Landscape with Cottage and Bridge by Cornelis Gerritsz. Decker, 16201678
© York Art Gallery
- Oil on wood
- 46.9 x 61.5 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund
In the foreground of the painting, a figure sits with its back to the spectator. 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