Government of Ontario art collection

Information about this artwork is available in this data set including physical details about the works like dimensions and medium and intellectual details like date of creation, title and artist responsible.

The Ontario government had the first publicly funded art collection in Canada. It dates back from 1853, and currently holds over 2,700 original works of art.

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Artwork samples have only been included when:

  • copyright permission has been granted by the artist or artist's estate
  • the artwork is in the public domain
  • the artwork is under Crown copyright

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1853-01-01 - 2019-03-22

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Geographic coverage Ontario
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Last Validated Date 2019-05-30
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