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Masterpieces of the Wallace Collection

Fragonard, The Swing, Wallace Collection in situ

The Wallace Collection consists of nearly 5,500 objects and is reputed for its quality of eighteenth-century French paintings, Sèvres porcelain and French furniture.

The Wallace Collection also displays paintings by Titian, Rembrandt, Rubense, Van Dyck, Canaletto,  Boucher, de Hooch, Teniers, Frans Hal, Murillo, Velázquez, Domenichino, Cima, Daddi, Reni, Rosa, Thomas Gainsborough, Joshua Reynolds, Antoine Watteau, Nicholas Lancret, Jan Steen, Aelbert Cuyp and Guardi.

The Wallace Collection contains many other Masterpieces. Below are just some of my favourites:


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Photo Credit: By Philafrenzy (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons