Triptych by Unknown Artist

The figure of Christ standing before his judges occupies the central panel of this triptych.

Details

Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
52.7 x 82.7 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

Joseph being lowered into the well is painted on the interior of the left wing and Jonah and the Whale are depicted on the interior of the right wing. David and Goliath are depicted on the exterior of the left wing and Samson carrying the Gates of Gaza is depicted on the exterior of the right wing. Dimensions when closed, 53 x 42cm. These paintings are 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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