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Birth of a Collection: The Barber Institute of Fine arts and the National GalleryThe Barber Institute of Fine Arts celebrates its 80th anniversary, marking the occasion with a display of 19th century and Old Master paintings. The artworks were first displayed and stored together in the National Gallery during the early days of the Barber Institute back in the 1930s. This exhibition will reunite the collection, which includes masterpieces by Nicolas Poussin, Joseph Mallord William Turner and Claude Monet.

 

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Birth of a Collection: The Barber Institute of Fine arts and the National Gallery  Edouard Manet ,,1832 - 1883,,Portrait of Emile-Auguste Carolus-Duran (1838-1917),,1876,,oil on canvas,,191.8 x 172.7 cm (No. 37.12) ,,© The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham  

   
Birth of a Collection: The Barber Institute of Fine arts and the National Gallery - Edouard Manet ,,1832 - 1883,,Portrait of Emile-Auguste Carolus-Duran (1838-1917),,1876,,oil on canvas,,191.8 x 172.7 cm (No. 37.12) ,,© The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham

Birth of a Collection: The Barber Institute of Fine arts and the National Gallery Edouard Manet ,,1832 - 1883,,Portrait of Emile-Auguste Carolus-Duran (1838-1917),,1876,,oil on canvas,,191.8 x 172.7 cm (No. 37.12) ,,© The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham 


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