Leeds City Art Gallery, The Spring Exhibition, 1896
End Date: 1896 (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 five Artists' Exhibitions, two exhibitions of works on loan, two "Arts and Crafts" Exhibitions, an International Photographic Exhibition, and an exhibition of Black and White. These were of a high standard of excellence, and were visited by over 333,000 people' (Year's Art, 1894, p. 172).
Display Arrangement: Sculpture was shown in the South Room
Exhibition included Knucklebones
Exhibition included Virgin and Child
Exhibition included A Vegetable Telephone
Exhibition included Guardian Angel
Exhibition included Medallion Portrait
Exhibition included Dorothea
Exhibition included Day
Exhibition included Night
Exhibition included Byblis
Exhibition included St Agnes
Exhibition included M. R. Corbet, Esq.
Exhibition included A Study
Exhibition included Study
Exhibition included The Charities that Soothe and Heal and Bless
Exhibition included Nine Medallions
Exhibition included Panel
Exhibition included Portrait of Alderman J. Hepworth, JP
Exhibition included Alderman J. Hepworth
Offered for sale Knucklebones
Offered for sale Virgin and Child
Offered for sale A Vegetable Telephone
Offered for sale Guardian Angel
Offered for sale Medallion Portrait
Offered for sale Dorothea
Offered for sale Byblis
Offered for sale St Agnes
Offered for sale M. R. Corbet, Esq.
Offered for sale A Study
Offered for sale Study
Offered for sale The Charities that Soothe and Heal and Bless
Offered for sale Panel
Organizing Institution or Venue
Organized by Leeds City Art Gallery
Exhibitors included Gustav Natorp
Exhibitors included (Edward) Alfred Briscoe Drury
Exhibitors included Edward Onslow Ford
'M. R. Corbet, Esq.'
Exhibitors included Alice Gates
Exhibitors included May Heatherington Barker
Exhibitors included Margaret May Giles
'The Charities that Soothe and Heal and Bless'
Exhibitors included Oliver Wheatley
Exhibitors included Ellen Mary Rope
Exhibitors included Hannah Hunt
'Portrait of Alderman J. Hepworth, JP'
Exhibitors included Mabel Inez Laws
'Alderman J. Hepworth'
Exhibitors included Edward Caldwell Spruce
Exhibitors included (Mary Louisa) Hermione Unwin
The Year's Art 1894: A Concise Epitome of all Matters Relating to the Arts of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture which have occurred during the year 1893, together with information respecting the events of the year 1894
Citing this record
'Leeds City Art Gallery, The Spring Exhibition, 1896', 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_1207817018, accessed 02 Mar 2024]