Augustus and Sybil by Unknown Artist

The scene in this painting takes place against a landscape background.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
78.1 x 66 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

A groom leads a horse away from the centre of the painting on the left-hand side of the picture. On the right-hand side of the painting, a kneeling man grasps the knees of a woman, who points up towards the sky. 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

Sir Edwin Green Bt; 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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