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Drawing and illustration, Painting
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Romance ain't what it used to be. These days it’s all swanky dinners, boxes of chocolate and rampant sexting. But back in the early nineteenth century, according to the Courtauld’s concise show of English and German Romantic painting, it was all about...
An incredibly rare fourteenth century metalwork bag is the centre of this exhibition. The intricately decorated piece is one of the finest examples Islamic metalwork around, and is a prize piece of the Courtauld's collection.