picture gallery


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Noun1.picture gallery - a room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibitedpicture gallery - a room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
salon - gallery where works of art can be displayed
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picture gallery

n (public) → pinacoteca; (private) → galleria (d'arte)
References in classic literature ?
This is a country of superstitions and fancies, you know; but sometimes when I have been alone in the picture gallery with all that long line of dark faces looking down upon me from the walls, I have felt like an interloper.
It was after dinner that she took him into the picture gallery.
They inspected the library and wandered back into the picture gallery.
When the ladies came downstairs they found their host and Erskine in the picture gallery, famous in the neighborhood for the sum it had cost Sir Charles.
The doctor, with the telegrams in his hand, made his way down a splendid staircase, past the long picture gallery where masterpieces of Van Dyck and Rubens frowned and leered down upon him; descended the final stretch of broad oak stairs, crossed the hail, and entered his master's rooms.
The trip was like riding through a long picture gallery, full of lovely landscapes.
Clacton's arm, for he invariably read some new French author at lunch-time, or squeezed in a visit to a picture gallery, balancing his social work with an ardent culture of which he was secretly proud, as Mary had very soon divined.
If you will permit me, I shall be happy to show you my picture gallery, composed entirely of works by the ancient masters -- warranted as such.
Polly discreetly fell behind, and amused herself looking into shop-windows, till Fanny, mindful of her manners, even at such an interesting time, took her into a picture gallery, and bade her enjoy the works of art while they rested.
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