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Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum Acquires Pre-Raphaelite Letters

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology at Oxford University has acquired a trove of illustrated letters that artist and designer Sir Edward Burne-Jones wrote to his close friend Helen Mary (May) Gaskell for £200,000 (about $312,000). The acquisition represents … Read More


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The Latest Leonardo Debate

The announcement of a new attribution to the Renaissance master stirs up the usual controversy Read More