The subject in this bust painting sits facing the spectator.
Portrait of the Artist's mother by Gerrit Dou, 16131675
© York Art Gallery
- Oil on oak
- 23.4 x 19.6 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund
She wears a stiff, circular, white ruff. 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.
Strang collection; Sir William East Bt.; Miss Agnes Clayton East; F.D. Lycett Green.