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'''Christ Church Picture Gallery''' is a picture gallery at [[Christ Church, Oxford|Christ Church]], [[Oxford]], [[England]]. The gallery holds an important collection of about 200300 Old Master paintings and nearly 2,000 drawings. It is one of the most important private collections in the [[United Kingdom]]. The greater part of the collection was bequeathed in 1765 by a former member of the college, General John Guise. Further gifts and bequests were made by W.T.H. Fox-Strangways, [[Walter Savage Landor]], Sir Richard Nosworthy & C.R. Patterson (Russian Orthodox plaques, many enamelled).
 
The Picture Gallery is especially strong on [[Italy|Italian]] art from the 14th to 18th centurycenturies. Artists representedThe collection includes paintings includeby [[Annibale Carracci]] (''[[The Butcher's Shop]]''), [[AlbrechtFra DürerAngelico]], [[Hugo van der Goes]], [[LeonardoPiero dadi VinciCosimo]], [[FransFilippino HalsLippi]], [[FilippinoSano Lippidi Pietro]], [[MichelangeloFrans Hals]], [[SanoSalvator di PietroRosa]], [[RaphaelTintoretto]], [[SalvatorAnthony RosaVan Dyck]] and [[Paolo Veronese]], and drawings by [[PeterLeonardo Paulda RubensVinci]], [[TintorettoRaphael]], [[AnthonyMichelangelo]], Van[[Albrecht DyckDürer]] and [[PaoloPeter VeronesePaul Rubens]].
 
The currentdrawings collection is shown by a small exhibition, changing roughly every three months. The gallery was designed by [[Hidalgo Moya]] and [[Philip Powell (architect)|Philip Powell]], and built in 1968, andenabling the collection to be open to the public for the first time. It is located in the Deanery garden.
 
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