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'''Christ Church Picture Gallery''' is an art museum at [[Christ Church, Oxford|Christ Church]], one of the colleges of [[Oxford University]] in [[England]]. The gallery holds an important collection of about 300 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 by a former member of the college, General John Guise, arriving after his death in 1765.<ref>[http://www.chch.ox.ac.uk/gallery Christ Church Picture Gallery.] Christ Church, Oxford; 22 January 2013. Retrieved 27 April 2013. [http://www.webcitation.org/6GCI6SWpB Archived here.]</ref> Further gifts and bequests were made by [[William Fox-Strangways, 4th Earl of Ilchester|W.T.H. Fox-Strangways]], [[Walter Savage Landor]], Sir Richard Nosworthy & C.R. Patterson (Russian Orthodox metal plaques, many enamelled).