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Glynn Vivian collections from 1900 - 1929

Works from the Permanent Collection from 1900 - 1929

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Little Girl Wearing a Straw Hat - Gwen JohnLittle Girl Wearing a Straw Hat - Gwen John

Children, nuns, domestic interiors, cats and solitary women are among the subjects of Welsh-born artist Gwen John (1876-1939).

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Llanmadoc Hill, GowerLlanmadoc Hill, Gower

Sir Cedric Lockwood Morris (1889 - 1982) was the eldest child of a Sketty family, spending his formative years in and around Swansea.

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The Artist's Mother - Mark GertlerThe Artist's Mother - Mark Gertler

"I am painting a portrait of my mother. She sits bent on a chair, deep in thought. Her large hands are lying heavily and wearily in her lap."

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The Mumbles Train, Swansea Bay - William Grant MurrayThe Mumbles Train, Swansea Bay - William Grant Murray

The Mumbles Train (in all its guises from horse-drawn through steam to electric), has evolved as an iconic symbol of Swansea's progress through the years.

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The Nun - Gwen JohnThe Nun - Gwen John

Born in Haverfordwest, brought up in Tenby, Gwen John (1876 - 1939) spent much of her adult life living in France.

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Woman with a Coral NecklaceWoman with a Coral Necklace

Welsh-born artist Gwen John (1876 - 1939) studied at the Slade School of Art in London and then later with Whistler in Paris.

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