Leeds City Art Gallery, The Spring Exhibition, 1892
End Date: 1892 (Presumed)
Type: Annual exhibition
Description: 'Recitals of music are given in the Central Court twice a week during the special exhibitions, and prove a great attraction. The upper floor, in which the special exhibitions are held, consists of five extensive rooms, and a couple of balconies overlooking the Central Court. The galleries are all lighted from the roof, and at night by electricity. Since the opening there have been four Artists' Exhibitions, two exhibitions of works on loan, one "Arts and Crafts" Exhibition, an International Photographic Exhibition, and two exhibitions of works on loan [sic]. These were of a high standard of excellence, and were visited by over 299,000 people' (Year's Art, 1893, p. 169).
Exhibition included On the Sea Beach
Exhibition included The Spring of Maidenhood
Exhibition included Widowhood
Exhibition included The Haunted Glen
Exhibition included The Apothecary - 'Romeo and Juliet'
Exhibition included Sir David Lindesay, 'Marmion'
Exhibition included Dancers
Exhibition included Miss Annie Simpson
Exhibition included Miss Florence Duncan
Exhibition included Portrait Bust of Sir Edward Baines, KNT
presented to the Yorkshire College by members of 'his' family - unclear whether artist's family or sitter's family but probably the latter
Exhibition included Miss Annie Clarke
Exhibition included Rt Hon. W. E. Gladstone, MP
Offered for sale On the Sea Beach
Offered for sale The Spring of Maidenhood
Offered for sale Widowhood
Offered for sale The Haunted Glen
Offered for sale The Apothecary - 'Romeo and Juliet'
Offered for sale Sir David Lindesay, 'Marmion'
Offered for sale Dancers
Organizing Institution or Venue
Organized by Leeds City Art Gallery
Exhibitors included Mark Rogers Junior
'Sir David Lindesay, 'Marmion''
Exhibitors included Rose Le Quesne
Exhibitors included Florence Newman
'Miss Annie Clarke'
Exhibitors included John Adams-Acton
Exhibitors included Frank Fisher
'The Haunted Glen'
Exhibitors included (August Alexander) Ferdinand Junck
The Year's Art 1893: A Concise Epitome of all Matters Relating to the Arts of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture which have occurred during the year 1892, together with information respecting the events of the year 1893
Citing this record
'Leeds City Art Gallery, The Spring Exhibition, 1892', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [https://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/event.php?id=msib5_1207039357, accessed 02 Mar 2024]