Oil Paintings in Public Ownership in North Yorkshire

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Public Catalogue Foundation, 2006 - Art - 415 pages
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This catalog displays the great wealth of publicly owned oil paintings in the vast county of North Yorkshire. Over 2,700 paintings are reproduced in color from 41 collections. This includes all the oils from the municipal galleries in York, Harrogate and Scarborough together with 483 paintings from the National Railway Museum, almost all of which are in store. The catalogue also reveals for the first time the paintings from the Roebuck collection that was left to Skipton almost 20 years and has been hidden ever since. The Public Catalogue Foundation is a registered charity based in the National Gallery, London, that has been set up to record the nation's entire collection of oil paintings in public ownership and to make this accessible through a series of affordable catalogs. The catalogs are produced on a county-bycounty basis. Catalogs published to date: Cambridgeshire: The Fitzwilliam Museum, East Sussex, Kent, London: The Slade and UCL, North Yorkshire, Suffolk, Surrey,West Sussex and West Yorkshire: Leeds .

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