Painters' Paintings: From Freud to Van Dyck

(Thursday) (Sunday)

Explore the connections between artists and the paintings they possessed

'Painters' Paintings' takes its inspiration from works in the collection once owned by artists including Lucian Freud, Matisse, Degas, Lawrence, Reynolds, and Van Dyck.

The exhibition investigates artists' motivations for acquiring other painters' works – artistic inspiration, scholarly interest, or to support their fellow artists; as status symbols and investments; or even out of obsession.

'Painters' Paintings' also considers the influence of these paintings on the artists that acquired them, and more widely on academia and even public collections, such as the Gallery's own.

Image above: Detail from Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Italian Woman, about 1870

Selection of further exhibitions in: United kingdom

11.09.2019 - 02.02.2020
24.09.2019 - 23.02.2020
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Trumpington Street
Cambridge

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27.03.2020 - 23.08.2020
Manchester Art Gallery
Mosley Street
Manchester

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10.12.2019 - 22.03.2020
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Trumpington Street
Cambridge

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22.07.2018 - 05.05.2020
Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery
Chamberlain Square
Birmingham

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17.03.2020 - 14.06.2020
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Trumpington Street
Cambridge

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23.05.2020 - 06.09.2020
Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery
Chamberlain Square
Birmingham

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04.02.2020 - 17.05.2020
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Trumpington Street
Cambridge

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01.02.2020 - 04.10.2020
Manchester Art Gallery
Mosley Street
Manchester

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14.12.2019 - 20.12.2020
Manchester Art Gallery
Mosley Street
Manchester

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10.12.2019 - 22.03.2020
10.11.2018 - 31.03.2020
Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery
Chamberlain Square
Birmingham

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Painters' Paintings: From Freud to Van Dyck The National Gallery Main address: The National Gallery Trafalgar Square WC2N 5DN London, United kingdom The National Gallery Trafalgar Square WC2N 5DN London, United kingdom Explore the connections between artists and the paintings they possessed

'Painters' Paintings' takes its inspiration from works in the collection once owned by artists including Lucian Freud, Matisse, Degas, Lawrence, Reynolds, and Van Dyck.

The exhibition investigates artists' motivations for acquiring other painters' works – artistic inspiration, scholarly interest, or to support their fellow artists; as status symbols and investments; or even out of obsession.

'Painters' Paintings' also considers the influence of these paintings on the artists that acquired them, and more widely on academia and even public collections, such as the Gallery's own.

Image above: Detail from Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Italian Woman, about 1870
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