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Martha Wilson #WearAMask Dec 14
Rainy in but it’s warm and dry inside, at by the (special effects!):
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Fitzwilliam Museum Apr 7
In collaboration with and , we uncovered the secrets behind Jacopo del Sellaio’s Cupid and Psyche with illuminating technology as part of our Inspire exhibition of school children’s artwork.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Apr 6
The name of our 2019 exhibition, Beggarstaffs was the pseudonym used by Sir William Nicholson and James Pryde in the late 1890s. Follow the link for a virtual taster of the show:
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Bob Hawkins Nov 26
The Fitzwilliam museum has cleaned a wonderful Dutch still life in their collection & amongst other discoveries,found that what looked like a hunk of cooked beef was actually raw
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Fitzwilliam Museum Apr 6
Today is the 500th anniversary of the death of Renaissance painter Raphael in 1520. It was his 37th birthday.
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ARU Photography 📷 Nov 21
So much fun today shooting clothes for 📷 Thank you Georgina for modelling! - Chloe 😊
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CamCreatives Jun 23
Virus mask cards arrived today from the today. Wonderful set of cards.
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CamCreatives Jun 8
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Lavinia Maddaluno Feb 22
Finally seeing the exhibition at the Cambridge! When entering, one is welcomed by a stunning replica of a luxurious sugar banquet for an English Renaissance wedding by IvanDay The ephemerality of food speaks of status and cultures of sociability
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mog21 Jun 1
A belated happy birthday to Maarten van Heemskerck born on 1 June 1498 - here's Self Portrait with the Coliseum reinterpreted in after original
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mog21 Jun 30
Happy birthday to Stanley Spencer born 30 June in 1891. Here is Building the Tower of Babel reinterpreted in after original
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Natty B Dec 7
Who would have thought that Year 5/6s could be so romantic! Letter to Psyche from Cupid. Awww! 💘 A dress full of them 👼 Visit
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Lisa Barro Feb 25
Great exhibition—Sharpening Perceptions: How to copy a masterpiece— about artists’ materials and hands-on learning through copying by conservation students.
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FitzMuseumEducation Mar 20
Schools out and we’d love to offer young people online art activities, tell us what you’d like and what art kit you have at home! Look forward to hearing from you 👍
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Spink & Son May 24
in our current e-auction Lot 613 A MYTHICAL HALFPENNY OF CAMBRIDGESHIRE'. THE REMARKABLE 'COWBRIDGE' DIESINKER'S ERROR. Glamorgan, Cowbridge, William Bassett (Mercer), 'His Halfe Peny', 1669, in brass. 1 of 2 known, the other in
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Lavinia Maddaluno Feb 22
These Dutch tiles represent buckwheat milling in the Netherlands (1780) The piece testifies to the importance of finding alternatives to wheat (ersatz) and to the role of workforce in the process of production and provision of crops. &fast
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Lavinia Maddaluno Feb 22
Newton's notebook (left) from his undergrad years at Cam (1659-1661). He took notes on Latin grammar. If turned upside down, the little notebook is full of "otiose et frustra expensa", among which, food. Good to remember that even Netwon had a body. &fast
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Cambridge Tour Guide Apr 21
Who found this Cézanne in a hedge? Take the great British art quiz, compiled by Cambridge University's Fitzwilliam Museum. We hope to see you for a tour in the not too distant future. Stay safe.
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OpenJaw Jun 10
MASKED MASTERPIECES - Museum paints masks on classic figures. These reimagined artworks, part of the museum's "Fitzwilliam Masterpieces 2020 Edition", are being sold as greetings cards to support the museum through its closure.
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 29
Trompe l'Oeil Fan, English, c. 1750. Painted paper (or skin) on pierced bone sticks; the imagery depicts the polite arts, including painting, prints, and literature. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
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