This painting has formerly been attributed to William Etty and depicts the half-length figure of a girl in a light-brown dress who supports a basket of flowers on her head with her right hand.

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

Berryman collection; Langton Douglas collection; F.D. Lycett Green


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