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University of Edinburgh Art Collection

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English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2019
  • Publisher: University of Edinburgh. Information Services Group. Library & University Collections
Abstract
The University of Edinburgh Art Collection supports the world-leading research and teaching that happens within the institution. Comprised of an astonishing range of objects and ideas spanning two millennia and a multitude of artistic forms, the collection reflects not only the long and rich trajectory of the University, but also major national and international shifts in art history. The collection has particular strengths in Portraiture (specifically images of notable alumni and teaching staff), 17th Century Dutch and Italian works, as well as rich holdings of Modern Scottish art. The University remains active in acquiring and commissioning art for campus, and...
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free text keywords: Art, Collections, Contemporary Art, Fine Art, Modern Art
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Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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