Collection of the National Gallery, London

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Johannes Vermeer - A Young Woman standing at a Virginal (1670–1672).

The National Gallery is the primary British national public art gallery, sited on Trafalgar Square, in central London. It is home to one of the world's greatest collections of Western European paintings. Founded in 1824, from an initial purchase of 36 paintings by the British Government, its collections have since grown to about 2,300 paintings by roughly 750 artists dating from the mid-13th century to 1900, most of which are on display. This page lists some of the highlights of the collection.

For the list of all named painters in the collection and their works, see Catalogue of paintings in the National Gallery, London.

Paintings highlights[edit]

Michelangelo, The Entombment (1500–1501).



Dutch Paintings
English Paintings
Flemish Paintings
French Paintings
German Paintings
Italian Paintings
Spanish Paintings

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