In this painting, Rebecca stands at the well on the left-hand side, whilst Eleazar extends his right hand out towards her form the right-hand side of the painting.

In the left corner, two camels can be glimpsed. 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.




Exhibitions at York Art Gallery

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