The Laing Art Gallery, founded in Newcastle in 1904, was unusual amongst British regional galleries at the time for having opened without a collection. Having initially relied on loans from local collectors and national institutions throughout the years, the Laing has built up one of the most comprehensive and diverse displays of British painting in the country. Among its acquisitions are an outstanding watercolour collection, nineteenth century British oil painting including world famous pieces of Pre-Raphaelite art by ...

Laing Art Gallery: Companion Guide 2014, Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781857599237

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