The Towneley Altarpiece by Unknown Artist

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.

Details

Medium:
Oak
Dimensions:
107 x 204 x 28 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1968
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

Charles Towneley.

Venue details

Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum Towneley Park, BURNLEY Lancashire BB11 3RQ 01282 424213 www.towneley.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £4)

Please visit the Towneley Hall website for full seasonal opening times

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