Sir Conyers D' Arcy by Sir Joshua Reynolds

The half-length figure represented in this painting looks to the left and his right hand is tucked inside his coat.

Details

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

He is depicted wearing a Ramillies wig and the ribbon of Bath is sewn across his blue coat. 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

Duke of Leeds; 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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