UK National collection online

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Earlier this year, the BBC and the Public Catalogue Foundation launched an online image collection called Your Paintings with the impressive objective of showcasing the entire UK national collection of oil paintings, the stories behind these paintings, and where you can go and view the actual works. Your Paintings is made up of paintings from thousands of museums and other public institutions around the UK. Collections and museums from across the UK are supporting this effort to digitize and present online 200,000 oil paintings in UK national collections. Over 60,000 of these publicly-owned paintings are currently online. Critics, scholars, and artists also provide virtual guided tours and discuss the art that inspires them.

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