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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Police claimed a painting by French impressionist Paul Cezanne, taken from Oxford's Ashmolean Museum on New Year's Eve, was likely to order have been stolen to order.
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He read History at New College Oxford and was a regular visitor at the Ashmolean Museum, spending long periods studying drawings in the Department of Fine Art, to the point where they offered him a job.
Outside there's culture literally on the doorstep - our room looked out on the Ashmolean Museum (free admission).
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Those who manage to correctly identify the fakes will be in the running to take part in the series finale at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, when they will compete to win a specially-commissioned copy of their own.
Kim joined the Museum from the University of Oxford, where he taught, curated collections and managed capital projects at the Ashmolean Museum from 1994 to 2012.
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.
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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.
His works are on permanent display at Ashmolean Museum, Oxford and British Museum in London.