This catalogue reveals the great breadth of paintings in public ownership in Norfolk. The largest collection is that of Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery with some 1,200 works. Among these is an unrivalled holding of paintings by the Norwich School of artists together with a fine collection of Dutch and Flemish masters. Modern painting is also well represented through the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts while smaller collections offer works by lesser known local artists. Over 2,250 paintings from 45 collections are repoduced, providing a significant visual record of the region’s cultural identity.
100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum; Ancient House, Museum of Thetford Life; Aylsham Town Council; Bressingham Steam Museum; Broadland District Council; City of Norwich Aviation Museum; City of Norwich Collection; Costessey Parish Council; Cromer Museum; Cromer Town Council; Dereham Town Council; Diss Town Council; Fakenham Town Council; Great Yarmouth Magistrates’ Court; Great Yarmouth Museums; Great Yarmouth Port Authority; Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: The Museum of Norfolk Life; King’s Lynn Arts Centre; King’s Lynn Corn Exchange; King’s Lynn Custom House; King’s Lynn Museums; King’s Lynn Town Hall; Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital; Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health Partnership; Norfolk Constabulary; Norfolk County Council; Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service (Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery); Norfolk Record Office; North Norfolk District Council; Norwich Assembly House; Norwich Civic Portrait Collection; Norwich Magistrates’ Courts; Royal Air Force Air Defence Radar Museum; Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum; Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia; Sheringham Museum; South Norfolk Council; Swaffham Museum; Swaffham Town Council; test; The Nelson Museum; The RNLI Henry Blogg Museum; Thetford Town Council; William Marriott Museum; Wymondham Heritage Museum.