Compton Verney’s Chinese galleries contain one of the top three Chinese art collections in Europe. For our opening in March 2015 the Chinese Collection was re-displayed into 5 new themes.
Compton Verney's collection of paintings from Naples represent a cross-section of masterpieces from the 'Golden Age' of Neapolitan art from 1600 to 1800.
The works of art seen in this collection were mostly made between 1450 and 1650 in the Holy Roman Empire, which roughly corresponds to modern-day Germany and the Low Countries.
Compton Verney has the largest collection of British folk art in the UK.
This collection features portraits of royal and noble sitters from the first great era of British painting: the Tudor period (1485-1603) including Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and Edward VI.
Enid Marx (1902-1998) was one of the brightest design stars to emerge from the Design School of London’s Royal College of Art (RCA) during the interwar years.