National Gallery


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National Gallery

n
(Named Buildings) a major art gallery in London, in Trafalgar Square. Founded in 1824, it contains the largest collection of paintings in Britain
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Shelley was once a private person whose name had no more universal meaning than my own, and so were Byron and Cromwell and Shakespeare; yet now their names are facts as stubborn as the Rocky Mountains, or the National Gallery, or the circulation of the blood.
[5] This picture, formerly in the possession of a wealthy manufacturer at Lille, who fled from that city on the approach of the Germans, is now in the National Gallery at Stockholm.
A landscape by Hobbema; and the National Gallery bidding against me.
On Saturday afternoons he went to the National Gallery. Hayward had recommended to him a guide which had been compiled out of Ruskin's works, and with this in hand he went industriously through room after room: he read carefully what the critic had said about a picture and then in a determined fashion set himself to see the same things in it.
One wing of the National Gallery was gone, and the Golden Cross Hotel was in flames.
In the National Gallery, when I was up to see my mother last week."
If we made a dash for the National Gallery we might manage to catch a glimpse of the pictures."
A bomb in the National Gallery would make some noise.
The National Gallery was good enough for the likes of him.
"But I met Cyril only a fortnight ago at the National Gallery!" Mrs.
It was quite an edifying little picture to be hung on the line in the National Gallery.
I have checked this," said the lawyer, "and it seems literally true; the picture was a portrait of the Infanta Maria Teresa, said to be one of the artist's greatest works, second only to another portrait of one of the Popes in Rome--so they told me at the National Gallery, where they had its history by heart.

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