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30Aug/20

National Gallery receives main donation to rework its setting of Caravaggio and 17th-century Italian work

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Kerr, Euan, “Mia’s director will go away to head National Gallery”, Minnesota Public Radio News, December eleven, 2018. The NGA’s collection galleries and Sculpture Garden show European and American work, sculpture, works on paper, photographs, and decorative arts.

In 1845 a big bequest of British work was made by Robert Vernon; there was insufficient room within the Wilkins constructing so they have been displayed first in Vernon’s town house at No. 50 Pall Mall after which at Marlborough House.[21] The Gallery was even much less nicely geared up for its next main bequest, as J. M. W. Turner was to bequeath the whole contents of his studio, excepting unfinished works, to the nation upon his death in 1851.

The first part, the East Wing Project designed by Jeremy Dixon and Edward Jones, opened to the general public in 2004. This supplied a brand new ground stage entrance from Trafalgar Square, … Read More