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The University of Melbourne Art Collection

The Ian Potter Museum of Art is the custodian of the University of Melbourne Art Collection. The collection is rich and varied, with major holdings of Australian art in all media from the early 19th century to the present day, as well as Indigenous art, international art and classics and archaeology. Numbering over 16,000 pieces, these diverse holdings form the largest university art collection in Australia.

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