Fitzwilliam Museum


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Fitzwilliam Museum

(ˌfɪtzˈwɪljəm)
n
(Placename) a museum, attached to Cambridge University and founded in 1816, noted esp for its paintings and collections devoted to the applied arts
[C19: named after the 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion, who donated the first collection]
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New Kingdom Ostraca from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
Professor Peter Abrahams, clinical anatomist, has been assisting colleagues from Cambridge University and the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge to verify whether these are examples of Michelangelo's work.
PUSKAR) | Dr Victoria Avery, Keeper of Applied Arts at the Fitzwilliam museum in Cambridge examines two bronze |sculptures thought to be works by Michelangelo.
Dr Avery, of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge which owns the pair, said: "They're exceptionally powerful.
Munro is a curator in the Department of Paintings, Drawings and Prints at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge where an exhibition to which this book relates runs until January 25.
There have also been alleged incidents at Gorringes Auction House in East Sussex, Norwich Castle Museum in Norfolk, the Powell Cotton Museum in Kent and the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.
So far, they ve used the process at the Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge and in Moscow at the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.
His work is represented in both important private and major public collections worldwide including the Tate Gallery, London; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the National Museum of Wales; the European Parliament Collection; the Belgian National Collection and the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
They followed six burglaries over a four-month period last year at Durham Museum, Gorringes Auction House in East Sussex, Norwich Castle Museum and the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.
Twelve go to the Ashmolean in Oxford; eight to the Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh; six to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge; and one to Temple Newsam House, Leeds.
The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge in Cambridge has regular activity sessions in early August.
Some 70 experts and students spent a day on these and related issues at the Fitzwilliam Museum, in Cambridge University, on 23 September last, to celebrate the completed rearrangement of its 'Greek & Roman' gallery.