Acquisitions and Loans

Elizabeth Howard Van Dyck

A stately Van Dyck Portrait for the Mallett Gallery

Portrait of Elizabeth Howard, 1st Countess of Peterborough by Anthony Van Dyck

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Dobson Group Portrait1

Great Civil War Portrait by William Dobson

Group Portrait of Prince Rupert, Colonel William Legge and Colonel John Russell

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Loans from the Frua-Valsecchi Collection

Generous loans of important works of art from the private collection of Massimo and Francesca Valsecchi, built up over the last fifty years, have inspired beautiful new displays across the Ashmolean Museum.

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Lynn Chadwick's Monumental Beasts

New Forecourt Installation from 4 April 2017

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Schardt Foot1

Terracotta Foot attributed to Johan Gregor van der Schardt

Gift made in honour of retiring Professor Timothy Wilson

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Study of Arms II (c) Jenny Saville

Artist Jenny Saville presents work to Ashmolean Museum

'Study of Arms II' given by the artist to Ashmolean's contemporary British drawings collection

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The Watlington Hoard

Ashmolean raises £1.35 million to Acquire Hoard of King Alfred the Great

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Grandi Casket

A Gilt-Bronze Writing Casket

First company gift under the Cultural Gifts Scheme sees a beautiful writing casket allocated to the Ashmolean Museum.

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Satan Mephistopheles

Ashmolean Allocated Important Bronze from Collection of Lord Archer

Satan/Mephistopheles, by Jean-Jacques Feuchère, on display in Gallery 65

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Skate Vase

New Loans of Nineteenth-Century Decorative Arts

The Wigmore Collection of Nineteenth-Century Decorative Arts, on display in Gallery 65

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