Smuggler Asleep by Francesco Giuseppe Casanova

In this painting, the figure of the smuggler sits atop a bundle with his back turned away form the spectator.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
46 x 37.7 cm
Acquired in:
1955
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.

Provenance

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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