This week will see the release of a new publication 100 Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, a detailed and lavishly-illustrated overview of one of the finest collections of Western art in the world. Written by John Leighton, the Galleries’ Director-General, the book brings together some of the greatest and best-loved treasures from the Scottish National Gallery, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Though relatively small in comparison to other great public galleries and museums across Europe, the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) is renowned for its depth and quality. Covering the period from the late Middle Ages to the present day, John Leighton’s selection of highlights includes major works by some of the most celebrated names in art history, from Titian, Rembrandt and Vermeer right through to Picasso, Hockney and Warhol. Thi

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