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  • Henri Matisse, 'The Snail' 1953

    Henri Matisse
    The Snail 1953
    Gouache on paper, cut and pasted on paper mounted on canvas
    support: 2864 x 2870 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1962 Succession Henri Matisse/DACS 2010

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  • Georges Braque, 'The Billiard Table' 1945

    Georges Braque
    The Billiard Table 1945
    Oil and sand on canvas
    support: 891 x 1163 x 22 mm frame: 1176 x 1443 x 113 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the gift of Gustav and Elly Kahnweiler, the Art Fund, Tate Members and the Dr V.J. Daniel Bequest 2003 ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2004

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  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'The Blue Rigi, Sunrise' 1842

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    The Blue Rigi, Sunrise 1842
    Watercolour on paper
    support: 297 x 450 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation and including generous support from David and Susan Gradel, and from other members of the public through the Save the Blue Rigi appeal) Tate Members and other donors 2007

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  • John Constable, 'Fen Lane, East Bergholt' ?1817

    John Constable
    Fen Lane, East Bergholt ?1817
    Oil on canvas
    support: 692 x 925 mm frame: 911 x 1135 x 105 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation), with additional assistance from Sir Edwin and Lady Manton and Tate Members in memory of Leslie Parris, Deputy Keeper British Collection and Senior Research Fellow Collections Division 1974-2000, and from the bequest of Alice Cooper Creed, 2002

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  • Pablo Picasso, 'The Three Dancers' 1925

    Pablo Picasso
    The Three Dancers 1925
    Oil on canvas
    support: 2153 x 1422 mm frame: 2232 x 1507 x 107 mm
    Purchased with a special Grant-in-Aid and the Florence Fox Bequest with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery and the Contemporary Art Society 1965
    © Succession Picasso/DACS 2002

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  • Arshile Gorky, 'Waterfall' 1943

    Arshile Gorky
    Waterfall 1943
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1537 x 1130 mm frame: 1713 x 1308 x 87 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1971 ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2002

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  • Giorgio de Chirico, 'The Uncertainty of the Poet' 1913

    Giorgio de Chirico
    The Uncertainty of the Poet 1913
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1060 x 940 mm frame: 1232 x 1125 x 73 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund (Eugene Cremetti Fund), the Carroll Donner Bequest, the Friends of the Tate Gallery and members of the public 1985 DACS, 2002

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  • Marcel Duchamp, 'Fountain' 1917, replica 1964

    Marcel Duchamp
    Fountain 1917, replica 1964
    Porcelain
    unconfirmed: 360 x 480 x 610 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1999 Succession Marcel Duchamp/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2002

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  • Jan Siberechts, 'View of a House and its Estate in Belsize, Middlesex' 1696

    Jan Siberechts
    View of a House and its Estate in Belsize, Middlesex 1696
    Oil on canvas
    unconfirmed: 1079 x 1397 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund and the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1995

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  • Thomas Gainsborough, 'Giovanna Baccelli' exhibited 1782

    Thomas Gainsborough
    Giovanna Baccelli exhibited 1782
    Oil on canvas
    support: 2267 x 1486 mm frame: 2810 x 1830 x 155 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1975

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  • Ben Nicholson OM, '1932 (Auberge de la Sole Dieppoise)' 1932

    Ben Nicholson OM
    1932 (Auberge de la Sole Dieppoise) 1932
    Oil, pencil and plaster on plywood
    support: 937 x 759 mm frame: 983 x 804 x 70 mm
    Presented by Mr and Mrs Michael Sacher through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1967 The Estate of Ben Nicholson. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2002

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  • Kasimir Malevich, 'Dynamic Suprematism' 1915 or 1916

    Kazimir Malevich
    Dynamic Suprematism 1915 or 1916
    Oil on canvas
    support: 803 x 800 mm frame: 1015 x 1015 x 80 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1978

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  • Tacita Dean, 'Kodak' 2006

    Tacita Dean
    Kodak 2006
    Single screen projection, 16mm colour film with audio track
    duration: 44min
    Presented by Tate Members 2007 Tacita Dean, courtesy Frith Street Gallery, London and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York/Paris

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  • Rebecca Horn, 'Concert for Anarchy' 1990

    Rebecca Horn
    Concert for Anarchy 1990
    Painted wood, metal and electronic components
    unconfirmed: 1500 x 1060 x 1555 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund and the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1999 DACS, 2002

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  • James Seymour, 'A Kill at Ashdown Park' 1743

    James Seymour
    A Kill at Ashdown Park 1743
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1803 x 2388 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery and subscribers 1969

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  • Juan Muñoz, 'Towards the Corner' 1998

    Juan Muoz
    Towards the Corner 1998
    Wood, resin, paint and metal
    object: 2100 x 3785 x 1130 mm
    Purchased with assistance from Tate Members 2003 The estate of Juan Muoz

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  • Alberto Giacometti, 'Standing Woman' circa 1958-9, cast released by the artist 1964

    Alberto Giacometti
    Standing Woman circa 1958-9, cast released by the artist 1964
    Bronze
    object: 686 x 140 x 270 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1965 ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2002

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  • Walter Richard Sickert, 'Brighton Pierrots' 1915

    Walter Richard Sickert
    Brighton Pierrots 1915
    Oil paint on canvas
    unconfirmed: 635 x 762 mm frame: 901 x 1030 x 120 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund and the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1996 Tate

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  • Hans Eworth, 'Portrait of an Unknown Lady' circa 1565-8

    Hans Eworth
    Portrait of an Unknown Lady circa 1565-8
    Oil on oak panel
    support: 998 x 619 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1984

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  • Germaine Richier, 'Hurricane Woman' 1948-9, cast 1995

    Germaine Richier
    Hurricane Woman 1948-9, cast 1995
    Bronze
    Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund and the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1995 ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2002

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  • Meredith Frampton, 'Marguerite Kelsey' 1928

    Meredith Frampton
    Marguerite Kelsey 1928
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1208 x 1412 mm frame: 1316 x 1518 x 59 mm
    Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1982 Tate

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  • Marcus Gheeraerts II, 'Portrait of Captain Thomas Lee' 1594

    Marcus Gheeraerts II
    Portrait of Captain Thomas Lee 1594
    Oil on canvas
    support: 2305 x 1508 mm frame: 2415 x 1595 x 100 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery, the Art Fund and the Pilgrim Trust 1980

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  • David Hockney, 'Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy' 1970-1

    David Hockney
    Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy 1970-1
    Acrylic on canvas
    support: 2134 x 3048 mm
    Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1971 David Hockney

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  • Henry Moore OM, CH, 'King and Queen' 1952-3, cast 1957

    Henry Moore OM, CH
    King and Queen 1952-3, cast 1957
    Bronze
    object: 1640 x 1390 x 910 mm
    Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery with funds provided by Associated Rediffusion Ltd 1959 The Henry Moore Foundation. This image must not be reproduced or altered without prior consent from the Henry Moore Foundation.

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  • George Stubbs, 'Haymakers' 1785

    George Stubbs
    Haymakers 1785
    Oil on wood
    support: 895 x 1353 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery, the Art Fund, the Pilgrim Trust and subscribers 1977

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  • Lucian Freud, 'Standing by the Rags' 1988-9

    Lucian Freud
    Standing by the Rags 1988-9
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1689 x 1384 mm frame: 1810 x 1505 x 84 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund, the Friends of the Tate Gallery and anonymous donors 1990 The Lucian Freud Archive

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  • Sir Stanley Spencer, 'Swan Upping at Cookham' 1915-19

    Sir Stanley Spencer
    Swan Upping at Cookham 1915-19
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1480 x 1162 mm frame: 1665 x 1355 x 80 mm
    Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1962 Estate of Stanley Spencer

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  • Michael Andrews, 'Laughter Uluru (Ayers Rock), The Cathedral I' 1985

    Michael Andrews
    Laughter Uluru (Ayers Rock), The Cathedral I 1985
    Acrylic on canvas
    support: 2439 x 2743 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1993 The estate of Michael Andrews

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  • Patrick Heron, '10-11 July: 1992' 1992

    Patrick Heron
    10-11 July: 1992 1992
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1981 x 2743 x 45 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1993 Estate of Patrick Heron. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2002

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  • Richard Hamilton, 'Hommage à Chrysler Corp.' 1957

    Richard Hamilton
    Hommage Chrysler Corp. 1957
    Oil, metal foil and collage on wood
    unconfirmed: 1220 x 810 mm frame: 1479 x 1074 x 67 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund and the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1995 The estate of Richard Hamilton

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  • Jackson Pollock, 'Number 23' 1948

    Jackson Pollock
    Number 23 1948
    Enamel on gesso on paper
    support: 575 x 784 mm frame: 651 x 861 x 42 mm
    Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery (purchased out of funds provided by Mr and Mrs H.J. Heinz II and H.J. Heinz Co. Ltd) 1960 ARS, NY and DACS, London 2002

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  • Gary Hume, 'Water Painting' 1999

    Gary Hume
    Water Painting 1999
    Household paint on aluminium panel
    support: 3050 x 2440 x 21 mm
    Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 2000 Gary Hume

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  • Peter Lanyon, 'Wreck' 1963

    Peter Lanyon
    Wreck 1963
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1220 x 1830 mm frame: 1238 x 1850 x 51 mm
    Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1983 The estate of Peter Lanyon

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  • David Smith, 'Wagon II' 1964

    David Smith
    Wagon II 1964
    Steel
    object: 2140 x 1175 x 2875 mm, 1300 kg
    Purchased with assistance from the American Fund for the Tate Gallery, the Art Fund and the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1999 The estate of David Smith

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  • Ellsworth Kelly, 'Black Square with Blue' 1970

    Ellsworth Kelly
    Black Square with Blue 1970
    Oil on canvas
    displayed: 3048 x 3048 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1996 Ellsworth Kelly

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  • Bridget Riley, 'Hesitate' 1964

    Bridget Riley
    Hesitate 1964
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1067 x 1124 mm frame: 1155 x 1100 x 54 mm
    Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1985 2006 Bridget Riley. All rights reserved.

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  • Frank Auerbach, 'The Sitting Room' 1964

    Frank Auerbach
    The Sitting Room 1964
    Oil on board
    support: 1282 x 1277 mm frame: 1376 x 1376 x 84 mm
    Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1984 Frank Auerbach

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  • Howard Hodgkin, 'Come into the Garden, Maud' 2000-3

    Howard Hodgkin
    Come into the Garden, Maud 2000-3
    Oil on wood
    support: 1898 x 2508 mm
    Purchased with assistance from The Deborah Loeb Brice Foundation, Tate Members, Tate Annual Fund and an anonymous donor 2007 Howard Hodgkin

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  • Morris Louis, 'VAV' 1960

    Morris Louis
    VAV 1960
    Acrylic on canvas
    support: 2603 x 3594 mm
    Presented by Mr and Mrs H.J. Heinz II through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1968 The estate of Morris Louis

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  • Rachel Whiteread, 'Untitled (Stairs)' 2001

    Rachel Whiteread
    Untitled (Stairs) 2001
    Mixed media
    object: 3750 x 220 x 5800 mm
    Purchased from funds provided by the Art Fund and Tate Members 2003 Rachel Whiteread

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  • Robert Rauschenberg, 'Almanac' 1962

    Robert Rauschenberg
    Almanac 1962
    Oil, acrylic and silkscreen on canvas
    support: 2450 x 1535 x 25 mm frame: 2469 x 1552 x 45 mm
    Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1969 The estate of Robert Rauschenberg/VAGA, New York and DACS, London 2002

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  • Joan Miró, 'Message from a Friend' 1964

    Joan Mir
    Message from a Friend 1964
    Oil on canvas
    support: 2620 x 2755 mm frame: 2640 x 2775 x 60 mm
    Purchased with assistance from funds bequeathed by Miss H.M. Arbuthnot through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1983 Succession Miro/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2002

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  • Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 'Portrait of Mary Hill, Lady Killigrew' 1638

    Sir Anthony Van Dyck
    Portrait of Mary Hill, Lady Killigrew 1638
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1065 x 833 mm frame: 1274 x 1039 x 85 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund, Tate Members and the bequest of Alice Cooper Creed 2003

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  • Eileen Agar, 'Angel of Anarchy' 1936-40

    Eileen Agar
    Angel of Anarchy 1936-40
    Textiles over plaster and mixed media
    object: 520 x 317 x 336 mm
    Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1983 The estate of Eileen Agar

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