Ferens Art Gallery

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Ferens Art Gallery
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Ferens Art Gallery is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Ferens Art Gallery
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Established 1927 (1927)
Location Queen Victoria Square, Hull
Coordinates 53°44′36″N 0°20′21″W / 53.74337°N 0.33912°W / 53.74337; -0.33912
Website Ferens Art Gallery

The Ferens Art Gallery is an art gallery in the English city of Kingston upon Hull. The site and money for the gallery were donated to the city by Thomas Ferens, after whom it is named. Opened in 1927,[1] it was restored and extended in 1991. The gallery features an extensive array of both permanent collections and roving exhibitions. Among the exhibits is a portrait of an unknown woman by Frans Hals. The building also houses a children's gallery and a popular cafe. The building is now a Grade II listed building.[2]

The architects were S. N. Cooke and E. C. Davies.[2] In 2013 the gallery acquired a fourteenth-century painting by Pietro Lorenzetti depicting Christ Between Saints Paul and Peter. The acquisition was jointly funded by the Ferens Endowment Fund, the Heritage Lottery Fund and Art Fund. [3]

Frans Hals, Portrait of a Woman, Ferens Art Gallery


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