Gauguin's 'Nevermore' voted Britain's most romantic painting

  • February 14, 2010 17:03

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Paul Gauguin, Nevermore, Courtauld Gallery.

The Courtauld Gallery's painting of a Tahitian girl reclining on a bed, against a background of a raven on a ledge and two figures in conversation, won a poll conducted by The Art Fund charity. A shortlist of five paintings from British collections by artists including Samuel John Peploe, Jan van Eyck, Nicolas Poussin and Titian, were selected by celebrities. About 2,000 people voted, placing the Paul Gauguin first in the 'Romantic' category...

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