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Bartolomé-Esteban Murillo, The Adoration of the Shepherds, Spain, c.1665-70
Bartolomé-Esteban Murillo, The Adoration of the Shepherds, Spain, c.1665-70

Christmas Opening Times

Posted on 21 December 2010

Please note the Wallace Collection will be closed for Christmas on the 24th, 25th and 26th December. The museum will reopen again on the 27th December at 10am - be sure to pop in for some quiet contemplation amidst the seasonal hustle and bustle. We wish all our visitors a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Studio of Bernardo Daddi, The Nativity, c.1340-80
Studio of Bernardo Daddi, The Nativity, c.1340-80

Wallace Prints: Christmas Shopping Ideas from Wallace Prints

Posted on 25 November 2010

Fine art prints make wonderful Christmas gifts for friends and family, and at our online print shop Wallace Prints - www.wallaceprints.org - you can choose from any image in our painting and miniatures collection, as well as highlights from our European Arms and Armour collection. Prints come in a variety of sizes and finishes, and can be framed in one of our high quality frames before delivery to anywhere in the world.

To brows...

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Jean-Baptiste Isabey, Self-portrait, France, c.1790 - 1800
Jean-Baptiste Isabey, Self-portrait, France, c.1790 - 1800

New Book: 'Miniatures in the Wallace Collection' by Stephen Duffy and Christoph Vogtherr

Posted on 25 November 2010

The 4th Marquess of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace were both passionate collectors of miniatures, exquisite small paintings in watercolour or enamel, generally made for private contemplation and one of the most popular mediums of portraiture in an age before the advent of photography.

This book, written by two of the Collection's curators, Stephen Duffy and Christoph Vogtherr, presents one of the major British collections of miniatures, a group of ov...

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Refurbishment of the East Galleries

Posted on 27 September 2010

As part of the Wallace Collection's ongoing refurbishment programme, the East Galleries will be closed to the public from 4th October.

The vision for the East Galleries Project is to create improved spaces to hang our internationally significant collection of Dutch paintings, returning the rooms to the proportions of Sir Richard Wallace's day and re-introducing natural light with which to view the works of art. A selection of the most significant Dutch and Flemish paintings...

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