The Risen Christ by Niccolo d'Antonio

In this panel lunette, Christ stands on the edge of an open sarcophagus, around which are sleeping soldiers.

Details

Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
70.4 x 162.5 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

This scene takes place against a landscape background which is rendered on a gold ground. This lunette 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

William Graham; F.D. Lycett Green.

Venue details

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7EW 01904 687687 www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

Entry details

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