The nation has spoken: Britain's 10 favourite paintings

Dina Rickman@dinarickman
Thursday 17 July 2014 15:20

We have spoken. According to a Facebook poll of more than 38,000 art fans across the UK, these are the nation's favourite paintings. Look out for them on billboards and bus stops across the country this summer as part of the Art Everywhere, the UK's biggest artshow.

1. My Parents, David Hockney by 1977

2. Farm at Watendlath, Dora Carrington by 1921

3. Ruby Loftus screwing a Breech-ring by Dame Laura Knight 1943

4. The Annunciation of the Virgin Deal by Grayson Perry, 2012

5. A Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach by Stanhope Alexander Forbes, 1885

6. Melanie and Me Swimming by Michael Andrews, 1978-9

7. Ellen Terry ('Choosing') by George Frederic Watts, 1864

8. The Travelling Companions by Augustus Leopold Egg, 1862

9. Pottery by Patrick Caulfield, 1969

10. Memory Mirror by John Hoyland, 1981