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A capriccio ruined building by the coast, with figures, Francesco Guardi (1712-1793) © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge,

We have acquired three important paintings: two solemn portraits of young boys by Adriaen van Ostade (1610-85), and a vibrantly imaginary Italianate coastal view by Francesco Guardi (1712-93)....

Thursday 17 September 2020

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Action 125: Tikrit city, Iraq. Monday, April 14, 2003 (2011) © Reza Aramesh 2020

A juxtaposing display in the Octagon Gallery of two hyperreal male figures. Open until 25 October 2020....

Wednesday 9 September 2020

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Cupid and Psyche cropped

‘Every child should have access to arts and culture, and to the benefits that access brings. The arts are a positive force in society: children feel more confident in their ability to create, challe...

Tuesday 10 December 2019

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The torso of Dionysus

The Fitzwilliam Museum is pleased to announce a 3-year research project (2019-2022) in the department of Antiquities focusing on Mediterranean island identity and insularity. The research will culmina...

Tuesday 5 November 2019

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Main gallery re-opens alongside launch of annual theme Sensual/Virtual...

Tuesday 8 October 2019

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Cinderella poster

For the first time, the Beggarstaff Brothers cutting-edge graphic posters will go on show, alongside their finest individual works as painters, many lent from private collections. The exhibition will ...

Monday 22 April 2019

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