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  • British School 17th century, 'The Cholmondeley Ladies' circa 1600-10

    British School 17th century
    The Cholmondeley Ladies circa 1600-10
    Oil on wood
    support: 886 x 1723 mm frame: 1074 x 1914 x 100 mm
    Presented anonymously 1955

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  • Mary Beale, 'Sketch of the Artist's Son, Bartholomew Beale, Facing Left' c. 1660

    Mary Beale
    Sketch of the Artist's Son, Bartholomew Beale, Facing Left c. 1660
    Oil paint on paper
    support: 325 x 245 mm
    Purchased 2010

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  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Caligula's Palace and Bridge' exhibited 1831

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    Caligula's Palace and Bridge exhibited 1831
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1372 x 2464 mm
    Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

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  • John Singer Sargent, 'Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose' 1885-6

    John Singer Sargent
    Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose 1885-6
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1740 x 1537 mm frame: 2185 x 1970 x 130 mm
    Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1887

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  • John William Waterhouse, 'The Lady of Shalott' 1888

    John William Waterhouse
    The Lady of Shalott 1888
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1530 x 2000 mm frame: 2000 x 2460 x 230 mm
    Presented by Sir Henry Tate 1894

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  • David Bomberg, 'The Mud Bath' 1914

    David Bomberg
    The Mud Bath 1914
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1524 x 2242 mm frame: 1718 x 2427 x 70 mm
    Purchased 1964 Tate

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  • Mark Gertler, 'Merry-Go-Round' 1916

    Mark Gertler
    Merry-Go-Round 1916
    Oil on canvas
    frame: 2100 x 1620 x 75 mm support: 1892 x 1422 mm
    Purchased 1984

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  • Henry Moore OM, CH, 'Recumbent Figure' 1938

    Henry Moore OM, CH
    Recumbent Figure 1938
    Green Hornton stone
    object: 889 x 1327 x 737 mm, 520 kg
    Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1939 The Henry Moore Foundation. This image must not be reproduced or altered without prior consent from the Henry Moore Foundation.

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  • Francis Bacon, 'Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion' circa 1944

    Francis Bacon
    Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion circa 1944
    Oil on board
    support, each: 940 x 737 mm frame, each: 1162 x 960 x 80 mm
    Presented by Eric Hall 1953 Tate

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  • Lucian Freud, 'Girl with a Kitten' 1947

    Lucian Freud
    Girl with a Kitten 1947
    Oil on canvas
    support: 410 x 307 x 18 mm frame: 509 x 404 x 58 mm
    Bequeathed by Simon Sainsbury 2006, accessioned 2008 The Lucian Freud Archive

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  • David Hockney, 'A Bigger Splash' 1967

    David Hockney
    A Bigger Splash 1967
    Acrylic on canvas
    support: 2425 x 2439 x 30 mm
    Purchased 1981 David Hockney 2010

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  • Paul Graham, 'Untitled #38, Woman on Sidewalk, New York, 2002', 2002

    Paul Graham
    ’Untitled #38, Woman on Sidewalk, New York, 2002 2002
    Photograph, colour, Cibachrome print, on paper mounted onto acrylic glass
    1520 x 2035 mm
    Purchased with funds provided by the Photography Acquisitions Committee 2012

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On 19 November Tate Britain re-opens its doors to a beautifully restored building and a newly re-hung collection of British Art. 

The poster we’ve created to promote the re-opening of the gallery features over 100 of Tate Britain’s most-loved artworks. Here is a selection of 12 of these works, and you can also download a PDF of the full list of works that appear in the poster.