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Untold Stories: British Art from Private Collections

This exhibition offers an exciting opportunity to see great works of art which are normally kept behind closed doors. Victorian and early twentieth-century British oil paintings and watercolours will be displayed together including artists such as the Pre-Raphaelites Rossetti, Burne-Jones and Holman Hunt, along with other great figures such as John Singer Sargent.

Homeward Bound (The Pathless Waters)

Homeward Bound (The Pathless Waters)

Watercolour

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Homeward Bound (The Pathless Waters)

Artist

William Holman Hunt (1827-1910)

Date

1869

Object Type

Watercolour

Materials/Technique

Watercolour with pencil

Diana

Diana

Watercolour

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Diana

Artist

Walter Crane (1845-1915)

Date

1881

Object Type

Watercolour

Materials/Technique

Watercolour and bodycolour

The Hotel Room

The Hotel Room

Painting

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The Hotel Room

Artist

John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

Date

c. 1904-06

Object Type

Painting

Materials/Technique

Oil on canvas

At Vespers

At Vespers

Painting

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At Vespers

Artist

Frederick Sandys (1829-1904)

Date

c. 1861-62

Object Type

Painting

Materials/Technique

Oil on panel

Study for the American Church in Rome

Study for the American Church in Rome

Painting

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Study for the American Church in Rome

Artist

Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898)

Date

Unknown

Object Type

Painting

Materials/Technique

Bodycolour, paint, pen and ink

Bending Sail After a Gale

Bending Sail After a Gale

Painting

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Bending Sail After a Gale

Artist

Alfred Edward Emslie (1848-1918)

Date

1881

Object Type

Painting

Materials/Technique

Oil on canvas

Marguerite Kelsey

Marguerite Kelsey

Painting

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Marguerite Kelsey

Artist

Alan Beeton (1880-1942)

Date

c. 1936

Object Type

Painting

Materials/Technique

Oil on canvas

Showing a Preference

Showing a Preference

Painting

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Showing a Preference

Artist

John Calcott Horsley (1817-1913)

Date

1860

Object Type

Painting

Materials/Technique

Oil on canvas

Lady Cynthia Asquith

Lady Cynthia Asquith

Watercolour

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Lady Cynthia Asquith

Artist

Edmund Dulac (1882-1953)

Date

1914

Object Type

Watercolour

Materials/Technique

Watercolour on paper

A View of the South Gallery, Camposanto, Pisa

A View of the South Gallery, Camposanto, Pisa

Painting

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A View of the South Gallery, Camposanto, Pisa

Artist

Anonymous

Date

Unknown

Object Type

Painting

Materials/Technique

Oil on canvas