Gauguin's Nevermore wins accolade of most romantic artwork in Art Fund poll

| The Art Fund

Gauguin's Nevermore has been voted by members of the public as the most romantic artwork.

Nevermore, which is on display at The Courtauld Gallery, was chosen by artist and broadcaster Matthew Collings, and was selected from a list of five works chosen by well known public figures.

The other selected artworks were Titian’s Bacchus and Ariadne, selected by writer and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon; Jan Van Eyck’s The Arnolfini Portrait, chosen by artist Grayson Perry; Nicolas Poussin’s Rinaldo and Armida, chosen by writer, critic and professor of literature at University of Essex, Marina Warner; and Peploe’s Roses, chosen by presenter and Art Fund Prize chair of the judges, Kirsty Young.

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