Portrait of Monsignor Agucchi by Annibale Carracci

In this half-length portrait of Monsignor Agucchi, the sitter looks directly at the spectator.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
60.3 x 46.3 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

His head is tilted towards the left of the painting while he holds a paper in his hand and wears a bireta. This painting, previously attributed to Domenichino, 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

Sebright collection; Sir kenneth Clark; 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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