South Yorkshire: Sheffield
Museums Sheffield

South Yorkshire: Sheffield

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July 2012
This catalogue contains over 2,400 full colour images within 350 pages. The dimensions are 29.5 x 23.5 cm and the catalogues typically weigh between 1.8 - 2.8 kg.

This volume includes over 2,400 paintings from publicly owned collections throughout the City of Sheffield. The magnificent collection of Museums Sheffield spreads across four locations and encompasses paintings ranging from seventeenth-century Baroque Spanish art with examples by Murillo and Ribera to paintings by Cézanne, Gauguin and Renoir. In addition, universities, hospitals, councils, courts, libraries, archives, and the county fire and rescue service all reveal their paintings in this unique volume. World famous painters feature alongside local artists who often take their inspiration from Sheffield's famous steelworks. The collections also reflect the generosity of wealthy benefactors, from industrialists to academics, who have left the City with such a rich array of artworks.

Collections included

Bradfield Parish Council; Fire & Police Museum at Sheffield; Museums Sheffield; Sheffield Central Library; Sheffield Hallam University; Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust; Sheffield Libraries Archives and Information: Sheffield Archives; Sheffield Magistrates' Court; Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Sheffield Town Hall; South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Training Centre; Stocksbridge Town Council; The Children's Hospital; The Ken Hawley Collection Trust; Traditional Heritage Museum, University of Sheffield; University of Sheffield


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