Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is an art museum in London ( Westminster). It arose from the private collection of Sir Richard Wallace, which was bequeathed by his widow in 1897 the British state. The museum was opened in 1900 in Hertford House in Manchester Square to the public. Admission is free.

The collection includes, among others, paintings by François Boucher, Titian, Diego Velázquez, Van Dyck, Antoine Watteau, Jean- Honoré Fragonard, Thomas Gainsborough, William Turner, Clarkson Stanfield, Rembrandt, Rubens and Frans Hals. There are also porcelain from Sèvres and Meissen, historic weapons, and the largest collection of French art furniture outside France.

Exhibited Works


Anthony van Dyck: Portrait of Philippe Le Roy

Diego Velázquez: The water seller of Sevilla

Frans Hals: Dutch cavalier

Rembrandt: January Pellicorne and his son Caspar

François Boucher: sunrise

Jean- Honoré Fragonard: The Swing

Antoine Watteau: The family of Mezzetin

Camille Roqueplan: The lion fell in love