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Souvenirs of the Grand Tour

17 October 2018, 11:00


Talk

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Ashmolean Museum: Lecture Theatre

Beaumont St, Oxford, OX1 2PH



Matthew Winterbottom, Curator of Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Ashmolean Museum, explores the Museum’s Britain and Italy Gallery, where a large part of the collection was acquired by people on the Grand Tour.


Artist Portrait

Matthew Winterbottom

Matthew Winterbottom

Speaker

Matthew has over 25 years’ experience working with and researching European decorative arts of the 16th-21th centuries. He started his career at the Victoria & Albert Museum as an Assistant Curator in the Metalwork and the Furniture and Woodwork Departments. This was followed by 7 years as Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts at the Royal Collection. Whilst there, he co-curated several major exhibitions at The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace and wrote the Official Guide to Windsor Castle. He was subsequently appointed C... Read Full Biography

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