Saturday, 20 July 2019 at 11:00 am – Saturday, 20 July 2019 at 1:00 pm
Tour: The Mysteries of the Manchester Art World
Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM 1:00 PM
Location: Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street Manchester, M2 3JL United Kingdom
Tickets: £10 - Available here: http://www.newmanchesterwalks.com/event/the-mysteries-of-the-manchester-art-world/
• WHY DID L. S. LOWRY LEAVE HIS ESTATE TO A WOMAN MORE THAN 50 YEARS YOUNGER THAN HIM WHO WAS NO RELATION?
• Is the Descent From the Cross painting in St Ann’s Church the real one by Annibale Carracci or a copy?
• How did a Manchester church get to obtain the greatest new religious paintings of the late 20th century?
• Which of the Art Gallery’s Pre-Raphaelite paintings was replaced by a forgery to intrigue the public for a television programme?
It was Manchester that organised the most remarkable exhibition of artefacts the world had ever seen, in 1857. What a story…