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A VERY FINE COLLECTION OF PAINTINGS and SCULPTURES

The Walker Art Gallery: Still FREE in 2011, but for how long? The Walker Art Gallery was built between 1874 and 1877 by Sherlock & Vale with a single story facade. The portico has Corinthian columns and a pediment - a fine functional looking building.

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: To the left and right of the entrance are statues of Raphael and Michaelangelo.

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: The relaxing cafe, with accompanying statues!

 

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Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: The statue collection - some very fine pieces.

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: A contrast in style and colour!

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: Some 'modern' contemporary paintings.

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: The artist David Hockney's (born 1937) painting 'Peter getting out of Nick's Pool.

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: Landscape painting by the artist Adrian Wiszniewski (born 1958)

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: 'The Exiled Forever Coming in to Land' painting by the artist Ged Quinn (born 1963)

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: 'Three Self Portraits with a White Wall' painting by the artist John Bratby (1928-1992)

 

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: 'Automobililia' by the artist Peter Philips (born 1939)

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: 'Man of War in a Harbour' painting by the artist Richard Wright (active around 1723 to 1775)

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: The painting 'Molly Longlegs' by the artist George Stubbs (1724-1806)

 

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Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: The oil on canvas painting 'Warmond Castle in a Winter Landscape' by the Dutch artist Jan Beerstraten (1622-1666)

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: A painting 'self-portrait as a young man' by Rembrandt van Rijin (1606-1669)

 

Some pieces of medieval art from around 1200-1500 from Italy, France and Spain.

Three fragments from the 'Coronation of the Virgin with angels playing musical instruments' from the studio of Giovanni del Biondo (active 1356-1399)

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Left: 'Coronation of the Virgin' from the studio of Niccolo Liberatore (active 1456-1502)

Right: 'St Jerome reading in a cave' by Andrea Allesi (1425- 1503 or 1505?)

 

'Portrait painting of Henry VIII' after Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543) Oil on wood painted between 1537 and 1550

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Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: 'Bearded Man in Armour' wooden sculpture by Master of Elsloo who was active 1500 to ~1550

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: 'Mars and Venus' carved marble by Stoldi di Gino Lorenzi 1553/1554 to 1583

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: A table carved in marble and pietre dure (mosaics of semi-precious stones), walnut and lime, painted, Italian, probably Roman, late16th century.

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: 'Portrait Study' pencil drawing on paper ~1910 by Edward Carter Preston (1885-1965)

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: Oil on canvas painting 'Saint-Tropez, le sentier de douane' ('Saint-Tropez, the custom officer's path) by the artist Paul Signac (1863-1935)

 

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: Oil on canvas painting 'Sister of Charity' from ~1902 by the artist Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: Photograph copy 'The Postman' (Joseph Etienne-Roulin), 1889 by Vincent cvan Gogh

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: Portrait of the dealer 'Clovis Sagot' from ~1909 by Pablo Picasso

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: The painting 'Landscape from Brittany with Breton Woman, 1888' by the artist Paul Gauguin

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: The oils on canvas painting 'Death of Nelson' by Benjamin West (1738-1820), this always made me cry as a child!

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: The painting 'The Ruins of Holyrood Chapel' by the photographer-artist Louis Daguerre (1787-1851)

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: Two very different social scenes!

Left: Oil paint on canvas 'Catherine Smith Gill and Two of Her Children', painting by James Tissot (1836-1902)

Right: The painting 'Two Jamaican Girls' painted in 1937 by Augustus John (1878-1961), oil paint on canvas

 

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool: The painting 'When did you last see your father?' by William Frederick Yeames (1835-1918)

 

 

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