This painting depicts a male figure sitting by the edge of a window on the left.
Le Lecteur by Hubert Francois Bourguignon Gravelot, 17331756
© York Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 30.4 x 25 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund
The male figure sits on a chair and reads to a female figure represented in profile on 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.
Wornum collection; Heseltine collection; F.D. Lycett Green.