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Landscape is Gallery’s First Art Work by Living Artist

Frank Auerbach is widely regarded as one of the world’s most important living artists. The large landscape, Primrose Hill – Winter, painted between 1981 and 1982, was allocated to the Barber Institute under the Government’s AIL (Acceptance in Lieu of Inheritance Tax) scheme.

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Attributed to Christoph Amberger (about 1505-1561/2)

A Portrait of a Man


René Magritte (1898-1955)

The Flavour of Tears

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Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788)

The Harvest Wagon

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Jan Gossaert (about 1478–1532)

Hercules and Deianira

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Evaristo Baschenis (1617-1677)

A Still Life with Musical Instruments