Acquisitions

Over the years, the Friends have helped the City of York Art Gallery acquire a wide range of paintings and ceramics. A few examples of those that we are most proud of are:


  • sarahlucasnud4

    ‘NUD4’ by Sarah Lucas (1962- )



  • mereterasmussonyellowfoirm

    ‘Yellow form’ by Merete Rasmussen (1974- )



  • (c) Ms Carol Ann Lowry/DACS; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

    (c) Ms Carol Ann Lowry/DACS; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation



  • leapingsalmonbernardleach

    ‘Leaping Salmon Vase’ by Bernard Leach (1887-1979)



  • ettyfancydressball

    ‘Preparing for a Fancy Dress Ball’ by William Etty (1787-1849)



  • burra

    ‘Silver Dollar Bar’ by Edward Burra 1905-1976



  •  Ceramic Lidded Storage 'Jar' - Acquired 1992 by David Lloyd Jones 1928-1994

    Ceramic Lidded Storage ‘Jar’ – Acquired 1992 by David Lloyd Jones 1928-1994



  • Porcelain teapot and six cups - Acquired 2005 by Chris Keenan 1960-

    Porcelain teapot and six cups – Acquired 2005
    by Chris Keenan 1960-



  •  Gun Crew - Acquired 1982 by Henry Lamb 1883-1960

    Gun Crew – Acquired 1982
    by Henry Lamb 1883-1960



  •  The Minster of York from the City Walls - Acquired 1987 by John White Abbott 1753-1861

    The Minster of York from the City Walls – Acquired 1987 by John White Abbott 1753-1861



  •  Ceramic Bowl Scene de tauromachie - Acquired 2005 by Pablo Picasso 1881-1973

    Ceramic Bowl Scene de tauromachie – Acquired 2005
    by Pablo Picasso 1881-1973



  •  Jean Abercromby, Mrs Morrison of Haddo - Acquired 2003 by Allan Ramsay 1713-1784

    Jean Abercromby, Mrs Morrison of Haddo – Acquired 2003
    by Allan Ramsay 1713-1784



  •  Portrait of the Artist - Acquired 1972 by Andrea Soldi 1703-1771

    Portrait of the Artist – Acquired 1972
    by Andrea Soldi 1703-1771



  •  Portrait of John Smyth of Heath Hall, Yorkshire - Acquired 1996 by Pompeo Girolamo Batoni 1708-1787

    Portrait of John Smyth of Heath Hall, Yorkshire – Acquired 1996
    by Pompeo Girolamo Batoni 1708-1787



  • 'Melanie' by Grayson Perry (1960-     )

    ‘Melanie’ by Grayson Perry (1960- )


For more information about the history of our acquisitions click here

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