Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

This is the subject hub for the V&A Paintings collection which includes superlative holdings of British watercolours and portrait miniatures as well as over 2,000 British and European oil paintings.

The Medal Cabinet Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise £534,000 to save this rare and remarkable medal cabinet from export. We only have until July 2014 to acquire it and ensure its place in the national collections.

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The Painted World: From Illumination to Abstraction (Paperback)

The Painted World: From Illumination to Abstraction (Paperback)

The Painted World takes the outstanding collections of the V&A as the starting point for an all-inclusive survey of painting from the Middle Ages …

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Event - M. F. Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting

Wed 28 May 2014–Sun 27 July 2014

EXHIBITION: This exhibition showcases the final nine paintings by M. F. Husain, one of the most celebrated and internationally recognised Indian artists of the 20th century.

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