EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)

Jockeys Before the Race
Paris, exhibited 1879
Oil, essence, bodycolour and pastel on paper

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Johan Christian Dahl (1788–1857)

A Mother and Child by the Sea
Dresden, 1840
Oil on canvas

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Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842)

Portrait of Countess Golovina
Moscow, about 1797/1800
Oil on canvas

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Evaristo Baschenis (1617-1677)

A Still Life with Musical Instruments
Bergamo, North Italy, about 1660
Oil on canvas

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Jan Gossaert (about 1478–1532)

Hercules and Deianira
Possibly Antwerp, 1517
Oil on wood

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)

The Blue Bower
British, 1865
Oil on Canvas

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The Barber is home to one of the finest small European art collections in the UK – you can find works by Sandro Botticelli, Thomas Gainsborough, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Gwen John, Käthe Kollwitz and indeed most of the major names in Western art here.

Please note the galleries are currently closed for building improvements – reopening 22 June 2024.