Corporation of Manchester Art Gallery, Fifteenth Autumn Exhibition, 1897
Start Date: August 1897
End Date: December 1897 (Presumed)
Type: Annual exhibition
Policy: 'The regulations for exhibitors are the usual ones. Commission on sales, 5 per cent. London agents: Messrs. Dicksee & Co., 7, Ryder Street, St. James’s, S.W. All letters respecting the Exhibition are to be addressed to Mr. William Stanfield, Curator, the City Art Gallery, Manchester.
The sum of £2,000 per annum, with the net profits arising from exhibitions, is available for purchase of works of Art for the permanent collection' (Year's Art, 1898, pp. 171-72).
Display Arrangement: Sculpture was shown in Gallery VI.
Exhibition included Sketch Model for the Bronze Statue of Edward Colston Recently Erected in Bristol
Exhibition included A Youthful Cynic
Exhibition included Augusta
Exhibition included An Impromptu
Exhibition included Trotting
Exhibition included Psyche
Exhibition included Childhood
Exhibition included Anatomical Lion
Exhibition included The Top Spinner
Exhibition included Last Year's Favourite
Exhibition included W. Carter, Esq.
Exhibition included Mercury
lent by Charles J. Galloway, Esq., of Knutsford
Exhibition included Bust of an Old Man
Exhibition included Paul Harrison, Esq.
Exhibition included Memorial to Lydia Becker
Exhibition included Isis
Exhibition included Study from Life
Exhibition included Squirrels
Exhibition included Childhood
Exhibition included Study of a Head
Exhibition included Moorish Powder Play
Exhibition included Tom Mostyn, RBA
Offered for sale An Impromptu
On sale by commission in bronze for £60
Offered for sale Trotting
on sale by commission in bronze for £31 10s.
Offered for sale Childhood
Offered for sale The Top Spinner
Offered for sale Isis
On sale by commission in bronze for £1500
Offered for sale Squirrels
Offered for sale Moorish Powder Play
Organizing Institution or Venue
Organized by Manchester City Art Gallery
Exhibitors included Mary Pownall (Bromet)
Exhibitors included Mary Kynaston Potter
'Bust of an Old Man'
Exhibitors included James Robert Cooper
'Paul Harrison, Esq.'
Exhibitors included Joseph William Swynnerton
'Memorial to Lydia Becker'
Exhibitors included Ada Freeman Gell
Exhibitors included Thomas Mewburn Crook
'Study from Life'
Exhibitors included Agnes E. Bell
Exhibitors included M. C. T. Lamb
Exhibitors included Florence Midwood
'Last Year's Favourite'
Exhibitors included James Nesfield Forsyth
'The Top Spinner'
Exhibitors included Louise
'Reduction from Her Statue of Her Majesty the Queen, Erected in Kensington Gardens'
Exhibitors included John Cassidy
'Sketch Model for the Bronze Statue of Edward Colston Recently Erected in Bristol'
Exhibitors included Honora Mary Rigby
'A Youthful Cynic'
Exhibitors included Lucy Gwendolen Williams
Exhibitors included Cecil Hew Brown
Exhibitors included Briton Riviere
Exhibitors included Saranna Schofield
The Year's Art 1898: A Concise Epitome of all Matters Relating to the Arts of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture which have occurred during the year 1897, together with information respecting the events of the year 1898
Citing this record
'Corporation of Manchester Art Gallery, Fifteenth Autumn Exhibition, 1897', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/event.php?id=msib5_1231961164, accessed 21 Apr 2015]