The Coronation of the Virgin by Medieval

Found in the ruins of Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire, in the 1860s.

Details

Category:
Religious
Medium:
Alabaster Dimensions: 42 x 26 cm
Art Fund grant:
£8,000 ( Total: £8,000)
Acquired in:
1980
Vendor:
Trustees of the Henry Vyner Settlement through Christie's

Nottingham alabaster, still bearing traces of polychromy. Bought for the museum by the Henry Vyner Charitable Trust and presented to the museum via the Art Fund.

Provenance

The Marquess of Ripon; removed from Fountains Hall, Ripon; sold by order of the Trustees of the Henry Vyner Settlement through Christie's 1979.

Venue details

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7EW 01904 687687 www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.82)

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