Ashmolean Museum


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Ashmolean Museum

(æʃˈməʊlɪən; ˌæʃməˈlɪən)
n
(Named Buildings) a museum, attached to Oxford University and founded in 1683, noted for its paintings and archaeological collections
[C19: named after Elias Ashmole (1617–92), English antiquary who donated the first collection]
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Dozens of paintings, sculptures, screen prints and drawings from a private collection will sit alongside loans of the US pop artist's films from the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh to form an exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.
It has also been on display at the National Museum of Wales, in Cardiff, before most recently being shown at the Ashmolean Museum, in Oxford.
It has been on loan and on public display at the National Museum of Wales, the National Trust s Penrhyn Castle, North Wales (for which it was bought in 1860), and most recently at the Ashmolean Museum.
Vanbrugh House Hotel is in the heart of the city, a short walk from the worldrenowned Ashmolean Museum (entry free, www.
William Blake: Apprentice and Master', curated by Michael Phillips for the Ashmolean Museum, offers another perspective on the artist and poet.
uk SOUTH & LONDON SOUTH & LONDON 19ENJOY 19 ENJOY a series of free summer events at the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology in Oxford, including a Tutankhamun day.
An Islamic art expert at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Francesca Leoni, wrote that Tahmasp manuscript "is arguably the most luxuriously illustrated copy of Ferdowsi's epic ever produced in the history of Persian painting.
Edouard Manet's Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus which was lent to the Barber >Institute last year by the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford and helped boost visits
His works are on permanent display at Ashmolean Museum, Oxford and British Museum in London.
Thanks to his diligence the Llannor stones were recovered from a basement of the Ashmolean Museum and put on display at Plas Glyn y Weddw.
In addition to WAM, a conservation grant was awarded to The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, United Kingdom.