Genesis by Sir Jacob Epstein

Depicts a woman in later stages of pregnancy.

Details

Medium:
Seravezza marble
Dimensions:
162 cm
Art Fund grant:
£14,375 ( Total: £230,000)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Granada Television

Her face has African mask features and her thighs are sunk into a roughly hewn slab of marble.

Provenance

Leicester Galleries; Alfred Bossom, 1931; William Cartmel (via Sotheby's) on behalf of Louis Tussaud's Waxworks, Blackpool, 1958; Lord Bernstein on behalf of Granada Television, 1962.

Venue details

The Whitworth The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M15 6ER 0161 275 7450 www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am - 5pm (Thu until 9pm)

Closed 24, 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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