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Cup and cover, Philipp Senger, Florence, Italy, about 1680. Museum no. 74-1865, room 4

Cup and cover, Philipp Senger, Florence, Italy, about 1680. Museum no. 74-1865

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.

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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.

Game: The Definery

Luxury or Vulgar? Let The Definery help you decide what objects to own. Simply enter an object into The Definery, answer a series of questions about the object, and wait for its judgement.

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Death and Art: Europe 1200-1530

Death and Art: Europe 1200-1530

In Medieval and Renaissance Europe, where life expectancy was under forty and the Church taught that, after dying, the soul faced a terrifying and unc…

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Event - The Classical World and Classical Revivals 2015

Tue 06 October 2015–Tue 15 December 2015

10 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Explore the key elements of Classicism, and their subsequent re-interpretation and revival in later times. The course examines the cultural highlights of the Classical world, including Homeric myths and their representation in sculpture and vase-painting, the architecture of Athens and Rome, and the rich decoration and furnishings revealed at Herculaneum and Pompeii.

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