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Manchester International Festival Tours (The Mysteries of Manchester Art)

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Manchester Art Gallery

Mosley Street

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Manchester

M2 3JL

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There's nothing more mysterious than the workings of aesthetics, art and design.

• Is the Descent From the Cross painting in St Ann’s Church the real one by Annibale Carracci or a copy?

• Why did L. S. Lowry leave his estate to a woman more than 50 years younger than him who was no relation?

• How did a Manchester church get to obtain the greatest new religious paintings of the late 20th century?

• Which of the Art Gallery’s Pre-Raphaelite paintings was replaced by a forgery to intrigue the public for a television programme?

It was Manchester that organised the most remarkable exhibition of artefacts the world had ever seen, in 1857. What a story...

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M2 3JL

United Kingdom

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