Room 46b: Cast Courts

This gallery is currently closed.
Cast Courts, room 46b

Room 46a and 46b provide an introduction to the history of European sculpture through plaster casts of the most celebrated examples of the sculptor's art. Largely formed in the 19th century, these two large rooms also provide a unique illustration of High Victorian taste.

Room 46b is on Level 1 of the V&A South Kensington.


Closed gallery

This gallery is closed due to contractual works taking place although casts in Rooms 46a & 46b and the works currently going on can be viewed from above in Room 111.

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Treasures of The Royal Courts (Hardback)

Treasures of The Royal Courts (Hardback)

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Event - The Renaissance of the Cast Courts

Fri 28 November 2014 15:00

V&A guide Elizabeth Hamilton will discuss the refurbishment of the Renaissance Cast Court and the key pieces now on display.

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