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Davies sisters exhibition opens

Davies sisters exhibition

The Kiss by Rodin is one of the key works at the exhibition, which opens at the National Museum and Galleries of Wales in Cardiff on Saturday

Davies sisters exhibition

Works by Monet in the collection include San Giorgio Maggiore by Twilight and Charing Cross Bridge

Davies sisters exhibition

There is a section of the exhibition giving details of the sisters' role in the war effort and the medal that Gwendoline was awarded

Davies sisters exhibition

The gallery holds one of a series that Monet painted of Rouen Cathedral

Davies sisters exhibition

Gwendoline Davies bought this Cezannes - Midday, L'Estaque - in Paris in February 1918 and had it moved quickly back to the UK from war-torn Europe.

Davies sisters exhibition

The industrial heritage of the Davies family is explained in the exhibition

Davies sisters exhibition

Several paintings by Turner, including The Beacon Light, were bequeathed by the Davies sisters

Davies sisters exhibition

This decorated suitcase was taken by the sisters on their trips around the world

Davies sisters exhibition

This work called The Disrobing of Christ by the Workshop of El Greco used to hang at Gregynog Hall

Davies sisters exhibition

A variety of cuttings, including those reporting the death of Gwendoline Davies, are included

Davies sisters exhibition

Rodin's statue of St John the Baptist overlooks works by Corot and Millet




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