Category Archives: Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

The Northwick Collection : No.1.

Who was Lord Northwick? In the annals of art history the important art collection of John 2nd Lord Northwick, who died in 1859, is referred to frequently – but with little attention to detail, particularly in relation to the man himself and his collecting. One reason for this is the fact that he did not […]

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Cheltenham Art Gallery Works on Paper: No.1

J.M.W.Turner : watercolour and ink : ‘Cook’s Folly, Clifton.’ c1791. INTRODUCTION Art gallery collections, particularly those in the provinces, are usually described and classified in terms of their oil and tempera paintings. There is nothing essentially wrong in that fact because a visitor entering an art gallery will be surrounded by such works, with many more, […]

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