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The Mysteries of the Manchester Art World

Start:
28/09/2019 11:00 am
End:
28/09/2019 1:00 pm
Cost:
£10
Venue:
Art Gallery
Address:
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Mosley Street, Manchester, Select a State:, United Kingdom, M1

Tour: The Mysteries of the Manchester Art World
Date: Sat 28 Sept 2019.
Meet:
Manchester Art Gallery, 11am.
Booking
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• 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…

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