Le Lecteur by Hubert Francois Bourguignon Gravelot

This painting depicts a male figure sitting by the edge of a window on the left.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30.4 x 25 cm
Acquired in:
1955
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.

Provenance

Wornum collection; Heseltine collection; 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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