Portion of a Marble Sarcophagus by Unknown Artist

Portion of a marble sarcophagus; architectural sculpture from the collection from Morton's House, Corfe Castle, Dorset.

Details

Medium:
Marble
Acquired in:
1931
Vendor:
F Cavendish Bentick

Morton's House is a 16th century Elizabethan manor house. Built in 1590 in the shape of an 'E' to honour Queen Elizabeth I, it has in more recent times been sympathetically converted into a nineteen bedroom hotel

Provenance

From the collection from Morton's House, Corfe Castle, Dorset.

Venue details

Manchester Art Gallery Mosley Street, MANCHESTER Greater Manchester M2 3JL 0161 235 8888 www.manchesterartgallery.org

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

Daily, 10am – 5pm (Thu until 9pm)

Closed 24, 25 Dec, Good Friday

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