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The Greatest Painting in Britain Vote

After three weeks of voting you chose as the Greatest Painting in Britain:

Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last berth to be broken up 1838, 1839, © The National Gallery, London


Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last berth to be broken up 1838, 1839, © The National Gallery, London

Britain's greatest painting:

Fighting Temeraire by Joseph Mallord Turner with 31892 votes
(which was 27.00% of the accepted votes)

2nd place: The Hay Wain - Constable with 21711 votes
(18.38% of the accepted votes)

3rd place: A Bar at the Follies Bergere - Manet  with 13218 votes
(11.19%  of the accepted votes)

4th place: The Arnolfini Portrait - Jan van Eyck with 11298 votes
( 9.57% of the accepted votes)

5th place: Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy - Hockney with 8890 votes
(7.53% of the accepted votes)

6th place: Sunflowers - Van Gogh with 8603 votes
(7.28% of the accepted votes)

7th place: Rev Walker Skating - Raeburn with 8189 votes
(6.93% of the accepted votes)

8th place: The Last of England - Maddox Brown with 5283 votes
(4.47% of the accepted votes)

9th place: The Baptism of Christ - Piero della Francesca with 5028 votes
(4.26% of the accepted votes)

10th place: Rake's Progress - Hogarth with 3999 votes
(3.39% of the accepted votes)

 
Total number of accepted votes: 118111

The National Gallery

The Greatest Painting in Britain is in association with The National Gallery.

They have provided information about regional galleries. 

**LOOK at some of the paintings that were nominated by the great and the good, some of which didn't make the shortlist.

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