The National Gallery of Canada is one of Canada’s premier art galleries with a large varied collection of paintings, drawings, sculpture and photographs. Although its focus is on Canadian art, it holds works by many noted American and European artists.
In 2005, a sculpture of a giant spider, Louise Bourgeois’s Maman, was installed in the plaza in front of the Gallery.
The Masterpieces of the National Gallery of Canada include:
- “Winter Landscape” by Cornelius Krieghoff
- “The Blizzard” by Cornelius Krieghoff
- “The Toll Gate” by Cornelius Krieghoff
- “A North View of Fort Frederick” by Thomas Davies
- “Death of General Wolfe” by Benjamin West
Further information about the National Gallery of Canada is available via the following links:
- Name: National Gallery of Canada
- City: Ottawa
- Established: 1880
- Type: Art Gallery
- Location: 380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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