Camden Volume 2 Public Catalogue Foundation
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Camden Vol. II

Code 9781909475014CAMDIIHB
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Oil Paintings in Public Ownership in Camden Vol. II lists thousands of paintings in public ownership recorded by the Public Catalogue Foundation.

October 2013

This catalogue is 312 pages. The dimensions are 29.5 x 23.5 cm and the catalogues typically weigh between 1.8–2.8 kg.

In this second volume of paintings from the London Borough of Camden the true depth and breadth of Camden’s artistic heritage is brought to light. The Iveagh Bequest at Kenwood astounds with its collection of masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Turner, Reynolds and Gainsborough, while the work of twentieth-century Jewish émigré artists, such as David Bomberg, Mark Gertler and Jacob Kramer, is revealed in the Ben Uri’s impressive collection. The Foundling Museum’s splendid Hogarths sit alongside the works of other Museum Mile members such as the Library and Museum of Freemasonry and the Charles Dickens Museum. The great institutions of the British Museum and British Library, not primarily known for their paintings, are represented here, along with many of the royal colleges, educational, medical and professional bodies that crowd this fascinating London borough.

Collections included

Ben Uri, The London Jewish Museum of Art; Birkbeck, University of London; British Library; British Museum; Central School of Speech & Drama; Charles Dickens Museum, London; City Lit; Conway Hall; English Folk Dance and Song Society; English Heritage, Kenwood; Freud Museum London; Goodenough College; Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution; Institute of Education; Jewish Museum London; Mary Ward Centre; RADA; Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland; Royal College of Anaesthetists; Royal College of Physicians, London; Royal Veterinary College; St Pancras Hospital; The Camden School for Girls; The Foundling Museum; The Library and Museum of Freemasonry; The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust; University College London; William Ellis School

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