Virgin and Child by Antonio del Ceraiolo

The Virgin and Child dominate the centre of this painting.

Details

Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
75.5 x 51.4 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

Angels advance upon the Virgin and Child from either side. In the foreground of the painting, before the Virgin's feet, a miniature stag drinks at a small pool. 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

Lord Boston; 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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