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Masterpieces & Historic Objects of the Art Gallery of Ontario

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Masterpieces & Historic Objects of the Art Gallery of Ontario

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) collection includes a large collection of Canadian art, Renaissance and the Baroque masterpieces, European art, African and Oceanic art, and a modern and contemporary collection.

The museum has an impressive photography, drawing and prints collection, a sculpture centre, as well as historic objects, miniatures, frames, books and medieval illuminations, film and video art, graphic art, installations, architecture, and ship models.

The Masterpieces and Historic Objects of the Art Gallery of Ontario include:

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“Patience is a tree whose root is bitter, but its fruit is very sweet.”
– Canadian Proverb

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