In this painting, the figure of the smuggler sits atop a bundle with his back turned away form the spectator.
Smuggler Asleep by Francesco Giuseppe Casanova, 17271802
© York Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 46 x 37.7 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund
The bottom right-hand corner is framed by foilage. 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.
F.D. Lycett Green