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Issue details

Future of Centaur Sculptures

Purpose of Report: This report concerns the future of two marble sculptures purchased by the council in the 1940s: Young Centaur (tempted by love) and Old Centaur (bound by love), both probably carved by Bartolomeo Cavaceppi in around 1755.

The Executive will be asked to consider options related to the two centaurs.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/07/2019

Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;

Decision due: 29/08/19 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Communities

Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place

Department: Directorate of Economy and Place

Contact: Charlie Croft, Assistant Director Communities and Equalities Tel No. 01904 553371; email:  charlie.croft@york.gov.uk  charlie.croft@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Consultation has taken place with York Museums Trust and York Conservation Trust.

Making Representations: Please contact the report author for further details.


Agenda items


  • Future of Centaur Sculptures  


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