Collection overview

The National Gallery, London houses one of the greatest collections of paintings in the world. These pictures belong to the public and entrance to see them is free.

The National Gallery Collection contains over 2,300 works, including many famous works, such as van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait, Velázquez’s Rokeby Venus, Turner’s Fighting Temeraire and Van Gogh’s Sunflowers.

All major traditions of Western European painting are represented from the artists of late medieval and Renaissance Italy to the French Impressionists.

Next: 13th- to 15th-century paintings

 

Selected masterpieces from the collection

Venus and Mars
Venus and Mars
Sandro Botticelli
Doge Leonardo Loredan
Doge Leonardo Loredan
Giovanni Bellini
The Supper at Emmaus
The Supper at Emmaus
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
The Fighting Temeraire
The Fighting Temeraire
Joseph Mallord William Turner
Madame Moitessier
Madame Moitessier
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
Sunflowers
Sunflowers
Vincent van Gogh
 
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