Room 1: Baroque, Europe 1600-1700

This gallery is currently closed. It is scheduled to reopen on Tue 09 Dec 2014

Cabinet, by Iacobus Fiamengo, Italy, about 1600. Museum no. W.36:1-1981, room 1

Cabinet, by Iacobus Fiamengo, Italy, about 1600. Museum no. W.36:1-1981

This space is being redeveloped to show European decorative art and design between 1600 - 1800.
Read more about the new Europe Galleries 1600 - 1800 FuturePlan development.


Closed gallery

Rooms 1-7 closed to the public on 6 April 2010. The space is being redeveloped to show European decorative art and design between 1600-1800. It will re-open in winter 2014 following a major refurbishment.

Room 1: Baroque, Europe 1600-1700 is scheduled to reopen on Tue 09 Dec 2014

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Baroque & Later Ivories (Hardback)

Baroque & Later Ivories (Hardback)

Over 500 baroque and later ivories from the V&A’s outstanding collection are illustrated and discussed in this scholarly catalogue. This…

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Event - Europe 1600 - 1800: The Making of the Galleries

Wed 25 February 2015 11:00

FOUR WEEK COURSE: Gain a unique insight into the creation of the V&A’s stunning new galleries of European art and design. The magnificently refurbished galleries tell the story of art and design from 1600 – 1800 and contain some of the most beautiful and elaborate works in the V&A’s collections.

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