A private collection of Old Masters, given to the gallery by the collector, Margaret Desenfants. The collection includes works by Canaletto, Rembrandt, Watteau, Gainsborough, Rubens,and Poussin. The gallery is a gem - a wonderful treasure, built by John Soane in the early 19th century, as the first purpose-built art gallery in the country. Dulwich is a beautiful setting too - leafy, quiet, period houses surround the gallery. The place is owned by the three top public schools in Dulwich - Dulwich College, James Allen's Girls' School, and Alleyn's. Well worth a visit.
The gallery is open Tuesday to Friday 10am - 5pm,and Saturday and Sunday 11am - 5pm. Ticket prices are £4 for adults, £3 for conce...Read More