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Current Exhibitions

Goddesses: Designing Female Beauty in the Renaissance and Baroque

12 September - 23 December 2014 (EXTENDED TO 2 FEBRUARY 2015)


How does one depict Venus, the goddess of love? What does Minerva, the goddess of wisdom, look like or Diana, goddess of the hunt? These are questions which artists had to solve in order to draw and paint these mythological figures. The drawings in this exhibition will show some of their 'solutions'.

Mounts, Mats & Marks: How collectors took ownership of their drawings

12 September 2014 - 2 February 2015


This small display will answer some often-asked questions by our visitors about inscriptions, numbers, stamps and borders on drawings.

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