SS. Augustine, Louis of France, John the Evangelist and a Bishop Saint by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

Saint Augustine stands in the centre of this painting.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
59 x 36.5 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

To his right, Saint Louis of France gazes out towards the spectator. To his left, a Bishop Saint is shown reading, attended by two acolytes and Saint John the Evangelist looks on form the extreme right of the painting. 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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