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The National Gallery has Western European painting from 1260 to 1900, including works of van Eyck, Piero della Francesca, Botticelli,
Leonardo da Vinci, Bellini, Raphael, Cranach, Michelangelo, Holbein, Bronzino, Titian, Veronese, El Greco, Rubens, van Dyck, Poussin, Claude, Velazquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Gainsborough, Constable, Turner, Monet, Renoir, Cezanne, van Gogh and Seurat.
Founded in 1824 it was first opened in the home of John Julius Angerstein, a self-made financier, philanthropist and collector whose collection of the Old Master's formed the basis of the National Gallery. In 1838 the Gallery moved into purpose-built premises sharing the building with the Royal Academy. Gift, bequest and purchase enlarged the collection necessitating extensions to the building behind the east half of the original building, and later even more galleries were added.
From the beginning it was intended the Gallery be open to the public at large, parliament even insisting that children be allowed in because the poor had no servants or nursery maids to mind their children, and would not be able to come.
The modern National Gallery still continues to honor its original aims, admission to the permanent collection is still free and children are encouraged to come

Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN
020 7747 2885


Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6 Sun 2-6 closed good Friday, dec 24, 25, and Jan 1
Getting there: Underground Charing Cross or Leicester Square. Bus 3,6,9,11,12,13,15,23,24,29,53,88,91,94,109

The Official Site of the The NATIONAL GALLERY

London's greatest collection of European paintings is in the National Gallery. From medieval to Renaissance to Impressionist, you can tour the
sweeping story of European art without ever crossing the Channel.
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Notable works of Art at the National Gallery include:
Antonello da Messina: Saint Jerome in his Study
Avercamp: A Scene on the Ice Near a Town
Sandro BOTTICELLI - Venus and Mars
Beccafumi: Tanaquil, Wife of Lucomo
Bronzino: An Allegory of Venus and Cupid
Campin: The Virgin and Child before a Fire-screen

Giovanni CANALETTO: The Bucintoro Preparing to Leave the Molo on Ascension Day
Carracci: Christ Appearing to Saint Peter on the Appian Way
Chardin: The Young Schoolmistress
Cuyp: Cattle with Horseman and Peasants
Van Dyck: Charles I on Horseback
Jan van EYCK - Ghent Altarpiece
Jan van EYCK - Anolfini Wedding

Thomas GAINSBOROUGH: Mr and Mrs Andrews
Vincent VAN GOGH: Sunflowers
Guardi: An Architectural Caprice
Hals: Portrait of a Young Man with a Skull
William HOGARTH: Breakfast Scene, from Marriage a la Mode
Hans HOLBEIN the younger: The Ambassadors
Kalf: Still Life with Lobster, Drinking Horn and Glasses
Lancret: A Lady and a Gentleman with Two Girls in a Garden
Longhi: Exhibition of a Rhinoceros at Venice
Lotto: A Lady as Lucretia
Mantegna: The Agony in the Garden
Metsu: The Music Lesson
Claude MONET
: Waterlily Pond
Patenier: Saint Jerome in a Rocky Landscape
Piero della Francesca: The Baptism of Christ
Pollaiuolo: Apollo and Daphne
Piero della Francesca- Adoration of the Shepherds
Wilton Diptych

Leonardo DA VINCI - The Virgin and Saint Ann with the Christ Child and the Young John the Baptist
Hans HOLBEIN the younger - The Ambassadors
Jacob REMBRANDT  - Woman Bathing
Peter Paul RUBENS - Portrait of Susann Lunden (Woman in a Straw Hat)
Peter Paul RUBENS - Autumn Valley
Rosa: Self-portrait
Peter Paul RUBENS
: The Judgement of Paris
Sassetta: Saint Francis of Assisi Renouncing his Earthly Father
Savery: Orpheus
George SEURAT
- Bathers at Asnieres
TITIAN - Bacchus and Ariadne
William TURNER - Rain, Steam and Speed - the Great Western Railway
Paola UCCELLO - Battle of San Romano
Jan VERMEER: Lady Seated at a Virginal
Diego de silva VELAZQUEZ  - The Rokeby Venus/




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  Trafalgar Square, Showing the National Gallery and St Martin's-In-The-Fields, London Student's Day at the National Gallery, London, 1902

Trafalgar Square, Showing the National Gallery and St Martin's-In-The-Fields, London

 
 

National Gallery and Trafalgar Square, London, England, United Kingdom

St. Martin in the Fields, Seen from the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, England, UK

Visitors and Tourists Outside the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, England, UK, Europe

 
 

  Eyck: Arnolfini Marriage

 Chair with Pipe

 The Fighting Temeraire

 
  The Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife Giovanna Cenami
Jan van Eyck

The Chair and the Pipe
Vincent Van Gogh 

The Fighting Temeraire - 1838
original is oil on canvas
J.M.W. Turner
 

 
     Battle of San Romano    
   

Battle of San Romano
UCCELLO
 

   
 

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 Cupid Complaining to Venus
Lucas Cranach the Elder

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