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Perceptions of Places

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In this section you can see how over the centuries artists have portrayed the great cities of the world: Venice, Rome, Haarlem, New York.

Discover works by some of the greatest landscape painters ever to have worked: Claude Lorrain, Aelbert Cuyp, Claude Monet, Thomas Gainsborough, John Constable and J M W Turner.

And look find out about people who have been displaced: the Japanese poet Abe No Nakamaro held captive on the coast of China, and the young family in Ford Maddox Brown's Last of England, sailing with trepidation from the white cliffs of Dover.

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