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Painting Title Head of a Man
Alternative Title Head of an Old Man
Collection York Art Gallery
Artist Unknown
Date Earliest about 1750
Date Latest about 1900
Description A bust depiction of a man of a brown beard, dressed in ahistorical robes. It is likely that it is a depiction of an Apostle, perhaps from a set of busts of the Twelve Apostles.
Current Accession Number YORAG : 240
Subject figure
Measurements 30.5 x 26.7 cm
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Probably given in 1948.
Publications York Art Gallery Catalogue - Catalogue of Paintings, Vol. III: English and European 19th and 20th centuries, The Reserve Collection, City of York Art Gallery, York, 1974, p. 114 as 'Head of an old man'; Oil Paintings in Public Ownership. North Yorkshire, London, 2006, p. 349.
Notes Pencil note on the back: 'gift from Mr. foll [] /48' [;].
Rights Owner York Museums Trust (York Art Gallery)
Author Dr Magdalena Łanuszka
 

 

 

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