Cheshire Public Catalogue Foundation
Art Books

Cheshire

Code 9781904931904CHESHB
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Browse through this collection of 1,100 paintings from 26 public collections across Cheshire.

November 2012
This catalogue contains over 1,100 full colour images within 208 pages. The dimensions are 29.5 x 23.5 cm and the catalogues typically weigh between 1.8 - 2.8 kg.

This Cheshire volume shows over 1,100 oil paintings from 26 publicly-owned collections in the county. The largest collection is that of Warrington Museum & Art Gallery with some 340 works, including paintings by local artists Luke Fildes, Henry Woods and James Charles. Paintings from the Cheshire collections range from works by J. M. W. Turner and Sir Joshua Reynolds at Tabley House to Methodist religious banners at Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum and railway paintings at Crewe Heritage Centre. The Grosvenor Museum, Chester includes works from the sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries and includes a collection of contemporary art celebrating the quality and diversity of the region.

Collections included

Catalyst Science Discovery Centre and Museum; Cheshire Archives and Local Studies; Cheshire East Council; Cheshire Military Museum; Chester Castle; Chester Town Hall; Congleton Museum; Countess of Chester Hospital; Crewe Heritage Centre; Ellesmere Port Civic Offices; Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum; Grosvenor Museum; Halton Borough Council; Knutsford Library; Nantwich Library; Nantwich Museum; National Waterways Museum; Neston Town Hall; Silk Heritage Trust; Sir John Deane's College; Tabley House Collection; University of Chester; Warrington Museum & Art Gallery; Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse; Woodcocks Well Primary School; Wyvern House

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