St Sebastian by Unknown Artist

Saint Sebastian is depicted on the left.

Details

Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
87.6 x 27.3 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

He is wearing a robe and his chest is bare. He stands in front of a rock and a distant landscape. Saint Sebastian holds arrows in his left hand and in his right hand he holds a crown and feather. 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; John M. Mcgrath; 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)

Mon – Fri, 10am – 5pm (Sat until 6pm)

Sun, 11am – 4pm

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