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Ten Edwardian Paintings from Birmingham Museums Trust

Spencer Gore, The Artist's Wife, c.1911

Spencer Gore, The Artist’s Wife, c.1911

Birmingham Museums Trust runs nine museum sites across the city of Birmingham, the most prominent of which is the Birmingham Art Gallery, which opened in 1885. Though famous for its collection of Pre-Raphaelite art, the gallery also owns many major works by Edwardian artists, including the Birmingham-born Henry Tonks (1862-1937) and Arthur Joseph Gaskin (1862-1928) and the Birmingham-based Joseph Edward Southall (1861-1944).

1. Arthur Gaskin, The Twelve Brothers (1898)

2. John Byam Liston Shaw, The Boer War, (1901)

3. Joseph Edward Southall, Fisherman Carrying a Sail, 1906-7

4. Henry Tonks, The Crystal Gazers, 1905-6 Continue reading