The Holy Family by Lorenzo di Credi

The scene within this tondo painting is located within a Leonardesque landscape.

Details

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

In the foreground, the Virgin and Baptist gaze adoringly at the Christ Child. In the middle ground, to the left, Saint Jerome peers out into the distance. In the middle ground to the right, Saint Francis receives the Stigmata. 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

Marquess of waterford; 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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