Interior with Young Woman washing Pots by Hendrik Martensz. Sorgh

In this domestic scene, the main figure is a woman cleaning a plate in the centre of the painting.

Details

Medium:
Oil on oak
Dimensions:
40.6 x 55.9 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

In the shadow of the background, a young child lies sleeping in a cot. 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

Lt.-Col Stanyforth; 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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