Fine Art Collections

‎The University has an impressive collection of fine art, focusing mainly on Scottish painters of the 19th and 20th century, but also including work by major English artists such as Gainsborough, Constable and the Pre-Raphaelites. Click on one of the links below to see more.

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Scottish Art | English Art | European Art

You can now see a fully illustrated catalogue of all Dundee's oil paintings is available to buy from our online store

We are also responsible for the Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection, featuring works by former students and staff at Duncan of Jordanstone College.

Our two most significant recent bequests are the Scottish Arts Council Bequest and the Alan Woods Bequest. We also look after the Maggie's Centre Collection at Ninewells.

You may also be interested in our SCRAN digitisation project Art & Design in Tayside. (Please note that this link will only work for subscribers to SCRAN - others should go to the SCRAN homepage and type "806 in project" into the Search box).

You can see more of our fine art collection by visiting our Exhibitions pages.

Click here for a complete list of all known artists in our collections.

The University's Visual Research Centre hosts the Centre for Artists Books, which has an online database of much of the collection.


Many of our artworks are available for reproduction through the Bridgeman Art Library - click on the bee below for more information.


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