Victoria and Albert Museum

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Designated the National Collection of Sculpture, this collection concentrates on Western European Sculpture from the 4th century to the end of the 19th century. Highlights of the collection include masterpieces from the Italian Renaissance, ivory carvings of all periods, Northern European wood and other sculpture, commemorative medals and plaster casts. The sculpture collection contains approximately 22,000 objects.

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Netherlandish Sculpture 1450-1550

Netherlandish Sculpture 1450-1550

This is the first book to showcase the extensive collection of Netherlandish late-Medieval sculpture at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Netherlandish …

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Event - Mapping Materials and Makers - Sculpture in Britain and Ireland, 1851-1951

Fri 12 November 2010–Sun 15 May 2011

Display: This display illustrates a recent research project which moves beyond the conventional image of the sculptor as the sole creator of handcrafted works and reveals the collaborative nature of sculpture in the UK.

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