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In pictures: 100m artworks bequest

Boy Smoking 1950-1 by Lucian Freud

A collection of artworks, which is thought to be worth up to 100m, has been donated to the Tate and the National Gallery.

Nude in the Bath 1925 by Pierre Bonnard

British art collector Simon Sainsbury, who died last year, bequeathed 18 paintings from artists including Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin and Lucian Freud.

The Painter's Mother 1972 by Lucian Freud

Simon Sainsbury (1930-2006) was the great-grandson of John James Sainsbury and his wife Mary Ann Staples, the original founders of Sainsbury's.

Study for a Portrait 1952 by Francis Bacon

The Tate will exhibit the 18 donated paintings in a show next summer before five are handed over to the National Gallery.

The Hanging Gardens of Hammersmith, No. 1 1944-7 by Victor Pasmore

The Tate has not had a bequest on a similar scale since the 1930s and the National Gallery since the 1950s.

Girl with a Kitten 1947 by Lucian Freud

Tate director Nicholas Serota called it "one of the most important bequests" to the nation in the last 100 years.

Water-Lilies, Setting Sun, about 1907 by Claude-Oscar Monet

Claude-Oscar Monet's Water-Lilies, Setting Sun, depicts a corner of the French Impressionist artist's water garden at Giverny.

Life-size Horse with Huntsman Blowing a Horn c.1732 by John Wootton

Mr Sainsbury left an estate worth 300 million when he died in September, at the age of 76, after fighting Parkinson's disease.



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