Masterpieces From Tate’s Collection Travel to Oman for 40th National Day Celebration


LONDON.- An exhibition of masterpieces from Tate’s historic British collection, The Art of Seeing Nature: Masterpieces from Tate Britain will be presented at Sayyid Faisal bin Ali Museum, Muscat from 30 November 2010 to 25 January 2011. The exhibition has been organised as a pioneering collaboration between the Ministry of Heritage and Culture, Oman and Tate. It is a British contribution to the 40th National Day of the Sultanate of Oman. The exhibition shows six masterpieces by six great artists born or working in Britain. This is the first time that these works have been shown in the Middle East. The pictures are: Thomas Gainsborough Sunset: Carthorses Drinking at a Stream circa 1760 George Stubbs Mares and Foals in a River Landscape 1763-8 John Constable The Grove, Hampstead 1821-2 Joseph Mallord William Turner The Golden Bough 1834 Sir John Everett Millais Dew-Dren