Portrait of Nicolas Poussin by Gianlorenzo Bernini

Bust length portrait with the artist turning slightly to look out at the viewer.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas laid on wood
Dimensions:
55 x 46 cm
Art Fund grant:
£115,000 ( Total: £510,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Simon Dickinson Ltd

He wears a hat and a white collar and dark coat. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

Sir Thomas Worsley, Hovingham Hall, Yorkshire, c1770; thence by direct descent to William Worsley, present owner

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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