Madonna and Child by Giovanni Bellini

The Madonna and Child are seated in the foreground of this painting before a dark green backcloth.

Details

Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
51.4 x 42.5 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

This backcloth serves as a divider between the immediate foreground and distant landscape background. 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 William Neville Adby; Lady Violet Melcheth; 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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