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Sainsbury Family
STEVEN HOOPER

Sainsbury Family

London

Supermarkets

Contemporary art; Impressionism; Modern art; world art

Overview

The Sainsbury family, whose fortune comes from their namesake supermarket chain in the UK, founded the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art in Norwich, England, which holds collections in abstract art, ceramics, and prehistoric artifacts. They have a strong collection of modern art, and Sir Robert Sainsbury, who died in 2000, was an early collector of Alberto Giacometti, Henry Moore, and Francis Bacon.

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