Until March 2016, visitors to the Burrell Collection in Glasgow will have the opportunity to view its best works from all periods of the fine art collection
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Painting of a young ballerina wearing a dress with a green skirt sitting down and rubbing her foot
Painting of a woman wearing a blue robe and a white headscarf supports a baby standing up next to her.
Portrait of a man wearing a black jacket with a white ruff and a black hat.
A painting of a market showing a woman with her back to the viewer serving two older women meat.
Painting of a cafe scene with a woman and a man sitting at a table in the left foreground and a waiter behind the bar in the background.
Painting of a woman wearing a long white silk dress and dark brown bolero standing in front of a small table with a vase of white flowers on it.
Portrait of a man with slicked back dark hair and a pointed beard wearing a black jacket and a white ruff.
Painting of a man wearing a red military uniform riding a white horse rearing its front legs off the ground.
Painting of a chateau hidden among green trees and bushes by the side of a lake.
Painting showing a group of people gathered on a promenade next to the sea with sailboats on the water
The Burrell Collection has always been renowned for its fine art collection, but it has somehow never managed to display the best of them - until now.
Bellini to Boudin: Five Centuries of Painting in the Burrell Collection showcases 40 of their most important works. For the first time visitors can experience a wide range of periods, styles and techniques by some of the most remarkable international artists from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries.
Particular highlights include Rembrandt’s Self-portrait 1632, Cezanne’s Chateau de Medan and a selection of works from Britain’s finest collection of Degas. Less familiar but no less impressive are works by Whistler and the studio of Frans Hals.
The exhibition is the last major display of Sir William Burrell's incredible collection of art before the Burrell closes for four years in 2016 while major refurbishments are carried out.
The exhibition also marks a sea-change for the gallery after a recent enactment of a bill by Royal Assent that will allow the collection, which has been compared to collections held by the V&A and the Metropolitan Museum of New York in terms of quality, to tour internationally for the very first time.
Bellini to Boudin: Five Centuries of Painting in the Burrell Collection is at the Burrell Collection, Glasgow until March 21 2015.
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