A 'Merienda' at a Country Inn by Luis Paret y Alcazar

A genre scene depicting an aristocratic couple and their extensive entourage who have stopped in a village and encamped.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
45 x 55 cm
Art Fund grant:
£70,000 ( Total: £130,000)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Colnaghi

In the foreground the couple are having a merienda or picnic while a barefoot innkeeper serves them wine.

Provenance

General Maxime Weygand (1867-1965); Christie's, New York, 1999; Colnaghi.

Venue details

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7EW 01904 687687 www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

Entry details

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