Treasures of British Art

The Berger Collection

Anthony van Dyck, Dorothy, Lady Dacre, about 1633. Oil paint on canvas; 50 x 40 in. Promised Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, TL-18887

Adriaen van Diest, The Battle of Lowestoft, about 1690. Oil paint on canvas; 40 3/4 x 71 1/4 in. Promised Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, 8.2010

British artist, The Crucifixion, about 1395. Tempera and oil paint with gilded tin relief on oak panel; 39 7/8 x 21 1/2 in. Promised Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, TL-18011

Hans Holbein the Younger and studio, Edward, Prince of Wales (later Edward VI), about 1538. Oil paint on panel; 22 3/4 x 17 in. Promised Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, TL-17310

John Singer Sargent, Rosina Ferrara, Head of a Capri Girl, 1878. Oil paint on cardboard; 12 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, 2018.21

British artistThree Young Girls, early 1600sOil paint on wood panelPromised Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, TL-18018

Thomas Hudson, The Radcliffe Family, about 1742. Oil paint on canvas; 114 1/2 x 171 3/8 in. Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, 2019.7

Thomas Jones British, 1742–1803 View on the River Wye, about 1776 Oil on millboard Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, 2019.14

James Pollard British, 1792-1867 Trafalgar Square, about 1838–39 Oil paint on canvas Signed and indistinctly dated at lower left, J Pollard 183[?] Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, 2018.18

Lush green painting of the English countryside

Edward Lear (English, 1812–1888), Nuneham, 1860. Oil paint on canvas. Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, 2018.22.

The Berger Collection

The Berger Collection at the Denver Art Museum comprises 65 British artworks gifted to the museum in 2018 by the Berger Collection Educational Trust (BCET), owner of the collection since 1999. More than 60 of these paintings are currently on view in Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection.

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Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection is organized by the Denver Art Museum. The exhibition is made possible by the Berger Collection Educational Trust. Support is provided by Friends of Painting and Sculpture, the generous donors to the Annual Fund Leadership Campaign, and the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Promotional support is provided by 5280 Magazine, CBS4, and Comcast Spotlight.