William Etty RA was born in York in 1787. He became elected royal academician in 1828 and died in 1849. A statue of William Etty can be found outside the Ciy Art Gallery.
There is no admission charge to get into the gallery but they do ask for donations. There is a cafe in the gallery where you can get resfrshments and either sit inside or otside near the water feature at the front of the building