Altarpiece of two parts, a carved oak reredos, containing six individual scenes from the life of Christ in elaborate Gothic surrounds and an altar with three panels in relief.
The Towneley Altarpiece by Unknown Artist, 16th century
© Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum
- 107 x 204 x 28 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,000 ( Total: £5,000)
- Acquired in:
- Convent of Notre Dame, Sussex
During Towneley's life-time, he placed it in the Family Chapel in Towneley Hall. Dims of reredos; 274 x 214 x 56 cm.