Fitzwilliam Museum announces Designed to Impress. Highlights from the print collection

. January 21, 2012 . 0 Comments

The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge presents Designed to Impress: Highlights from the print collection an exhibition on view Tue 3 April 2012 to Sun 7 October 2012.

Christoffel Jegher (1596-1652/3), after Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), Hercules killing the Hydra, c.1630 (detail)

Admire a selection of the Museum’s most spectacular prints, not normally on public display. Masterpieces by some of the greatest Old Master printmakers, including Rembrandt and Dürer, will hang alongside prints by later artists such as Degas, Whistler and Picasso.

The Fitzwilliam Museum houses world-class collections of works of art and antiquities spanning centuries and civilisations.

Highlights include masterpieces of painting from the fourteenth century to the present day, drawings and prints, sculpture, furniture, armour, pottery and glass, oriental art, illuminated manuscripts, coins and medals and antiquities from Egypt, the Ancient Near East, Greece, Rome and Cyprus.

The Fitzwilliam Museum
Trumpington Street,
Cambridge CB2 1RB
Tel: 01223 332900
Fax: 01223 332923
fitzmuseum-enquiries@lists.cam.ac.uk
www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Category: Fine Art

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