Oil Paintings in Public Ownership in the Government Art Collection

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Public Catalogue Foundation, 2007 - Art - 363 pages
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For just over a century, the British Government has collected works of art by mainly British artists from the 16th century to the present day. With over 13,000 works in a broad range of media, this unique collection is displayed in Government buildings in the UK and around the world. Bringing together all the oil paintings in the Collection for the first time, this catalogue provides an important insight into the key role the Government Art Collection plays in promoting British art and culture. This is the 19th catalogue in the Oil Paintings in Public Ownership series published by the Public Catalogue Foundation. Consisting of over 350 pages, the catalogue lists 2,499 works and show color photographs of almost every one together with some 40 page color reproductions. Trade Orders: Professional Discount Only

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