This classical landscape is anchored by a figural group in the centre of the foreground.

This group of figures is surrounded by rivers and buildings. 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.


Richardson collection; Sir Matthew Wilson; F.D. Lycett Green.

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