The Butcher's Shop by Jan Victors

The scene in this painting takes place before a butcher's shop.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 92.7 x 86.9 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

To the left, a group of gentlemen sit around drinking while an old woman prepares shellfish to the right. 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

Sir Berkeley Sheffield; 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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