Landscape by Jan Brueghel the Younger

The left middle ground of this painting is dominated by a large windmill.

Details

Medium:
Oil on copper
Dimensions:
21.5 x 31.7 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

Smaller windmills lie across the receding landscape. A procession of figures and donkeys make their way from the left foreground towards the horizon. 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

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.82)

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