Landscape with Cottage and Bridge by Cornelis Gerritsz. Decker

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.

Details

Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
46.9 x 61.5 cm
Acquired in:
1955
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.

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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