Portrait of a Gentleman by Sir Peter Lely

The middle aged sitter in this half-length portrait looks out towards the spectator to his right.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 76.2 x 63.5 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

The portrait is painted within an oval frame and is decorated with swags of fruit. 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

Major Derby Griffiths; 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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