River Scene by Salomon Van Ruysdael

In this tondo, the foreground is dominated by a fishing scene.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
81.5 x 61.5 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

The fishermen's activities take place close to the wooded riverbank where more small figures can be seen. 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

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