From Freud to Van Dyck
‘Painters’ Paintings’ takes its inspiration from works in the National Gallery Collection once owned by painters, revealing the private acquisitions of Freud,Matisse, Degas, Leighton, Watts, Lawrence, Reynolds, and Van Dyck. The exhibition investigates why these painters acquired other painters’ works – for artistic inspiration, to support fellow artists, as status symbols, as investments, even out of obsession. Read more.
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