The Ruth Borchard Collection

Image credit: Ruth Borchard by Michael Noakes (1933–2018) © the artist's estate

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186 artworks

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This collection of self portraits was amassed by the writer Ruth Borchard who, with a limit of 21 guineas for each work, brought together this unparalleled collection of drawings, watercolours and oil paintings by artists of themselves. The original collection presents a fascinating overview of British portraiture in the twentieth century, whilst the Next Generation Collection of recent acquirements aims to continue Ruth Borchard's project into the twenty-first century.

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