New York Hosts Major Scottish Masterpieces

Art

New York will host ten major masterpieces from the Scottish National Galleries as the part of grand tour of the USA – with works exhibited in New York City, San Francisco and Fort Worth.

The Frick Collection in New York will feature ten masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery – one the finest in the world, distinguished for its holdings of works by the greatest masters of Western art and for its comprehensive collection of Scottish art. The exhibition runs from November until February 1, 2015. Highlights include Sargent’s arresting portrait,  Lady Agnew of Lochnaw and Botticelli’s, The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child.

The works will join a further 45 pieces from the Scottish National Gallery for exhibitions in San Francisco and Fort Worth, Texas.

The Scottish National Gallery, founded in 1850, is widely regarded as one of the finest museums in the world, distinguished both for the quality and for the significance of its holdings. Its collection ranges from the fourteenth to early twentieth century and includes paintings, prints, drawings, and sculpture.


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