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Ashmolean Museum

A History of the Museum and Its Collections (Ashmolean Handbooks, 17)

by Arthur MacGregor

  • 203 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Ashmolean Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiques & Collectables,
  • History Of Art / Art & Design Styles,
  • Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides,
  • Museums & Museology,
  • Social history,
  • European,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Oxfordshire,
  • History - General,
  • Art / General,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8989978M
    ISBN 101854441493
    ISBN 109781854441492

    The world's first university museum, the ornate, columned, and charming Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology sits on the campus of Oxford University and contains a collection of artifacts, objects, and documents related to a broad spectrum of history. Dating back to the midth century, the Location: Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH England. The Ashmolean Museum Book Summary: The Ashmolean Museum, the oldest public museum in Britain, houses the University of Oxford's unrivalled collection of art and antiquities from Europe, Central Asia and the Far East. Three centuries and more of unbroken history render the Ashmolean one of the most venerable institutions of its' kind in the world.

    The Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology University of Oxford Beaumont Street Oxford Oxfordshire OX1 2PH United Kingdom (Tel) (Fax) London Book Fair, The International Rights Centre logo and the Quantum logo are trade marks of Reed Exhibitions Limited. The London Book & Screen Week logo, RELX and the RE symbol are trade marks.   Book review: Raphael: The Drawings J Art historian and blogger Nigel Ip reviews the Ashmolean Museum's exhibition catalogue, Raphael: The Drawings and is impressed by how the book's accessible approach, detailed descriptions and beautiful reproductions allow readers to enjoy the ingenuity of Raphael in all its delicate glory.

    Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, Description Book — xxix, p.: ill. (chiefly col.) ; 32 cm. Summary. This is the first comprehensive look at the Ashmolean Museum's significant Japanese painting collection, featuring works that range in date from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries, many of which are illustrated in colour. A full. The reception history of the Comedy, seen through the material evidence of the book in its many editions, is a constant reminder of the ever-changing variety of Dante’s readers. In fact, the evidence of imagery associated with Dante, which can be sampled from the holdings of the Ashmolean Museum and the Taylor Institution Library, indicates.


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The Ashmolean is the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology, founded in Our world famous collections range from Egyptian mummies to contemporary art, telling human stories across cultures and across time.

We are open every day, 10am–5pm. Admission is free. FREE EXHIBITIONS AND DISPLAYS. Until 22 March YOUNG REMBRANDT. This critically acclaimed exhibition, more than ten years in the making, was open to the public for less than three weeks before the coronavirus shut-down.

We hope to show Young Rembrandt beyond its original closing date, and revised exhibition dates. Ashmolean Museum has 40 books on Goodreads with 50 ratings. Ashmolean Museum’s most popular book is Islamic Ceramics. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Ashmolean Museum books online.

Free delivery Ashmolean Museum book on over 20 million titles. The Ashmolean has embarked on a major project to digitise its collections with an initial target of making 25% of the museum's objects available online by We will be adding and updating records every month.

For more information on the project see About. The Forest Fire. Fragment of a bowl with riders. Jar with octopus motif. Summary Guide to the Department Antiquities by Department of Antiquities, the Ashmolean Museum and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Traces the history of the Ashmolean Museum and its collections from its origin as a cabinet of curiosities, to proto-scientific institution at the turn of the 18th century.

The book art of Lucien Pissarro: with a bibliographical list of the books of the Eragny Press, "This volume comprises a full and detailed catalogue of drawings by and after Michelangelo in the Ashmolean Museum. The Ashmolean possesses the Ashmolean Museum book largest collection in the world of drawings by Michelangelo - after the Casa Buonarroti and the.

The university’s Museum of Natural history, Pitt Rivers and Museum of the History of Science are also closing. The move comes at a bad time for the Ashmolean, with a new world-class Rembrandt. Also, if you book your Ashmolean Museum vacation package in Oxford City Centre with Travelocity, you’ll get access to our best travel discounts.

Whatever time of year you choose to visit Ashmolean Museum in Oxford City Centre, it’s always a good idea to reserve a package deal. Our goal is simple. A senior executive at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is found in his office with a bullet hole between his eyes, a pistol discarded close by.

The death has officially been ruled as suicide by local police, but with an apparent lack of motive for such action, the museum’s administrator Gladstone Marriott suspects foul play.

Ashmolean is a museum inside the prestigious University of Oxford, and as such, it holds a vast collection of artifacts and items with historical, cultural, and artistic value.

The range of displays makes it an excellent spot for sightseeing and historical enlightenment. Check out the exhibits. The spectacular exhibits usually attract many visitors to Ashmolean Museum. It is the only museum gallery in Britain devoted to Chinese paintings.

The Sackler Library, incorporating the older library collections of the Ashmolean, opened in and has allowed an expansion of the book collection, which concentrates on Western classical history, archaeology and art history.

Ashmolean Museum The Ashmolean Museum (in full the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology) on Beaumont Street, Oxford, England, is the world's first university museum. Its first building was erected in – to house the cabinet of curiosities that Elias Ashmole gave to.

Book Hotels. Oxford › Attraction Ashmolean Museum. Beaumont St About our rating system. Our Rating. Neighborhood Around Town Hours Tues-Sun 10am-5pm & bank holiday mon Phone / Prices Free admission Web site Ashmolean Museum.2/3(1). The Ashmolean stages a programme of free and paid exhibitions throughout the year, and an Ashmolean membership allows you unlimited free access without the need to book or queue.

The Ashmolean Museum’s unusual spaces, iconic galleries and world-class collection also provide a memorable and impressive backdrop for weddings and alumni are. Soviet Russian poet, novelist and translator Boris Pasternak was born # onthisday in His first book of poems, 'My Sister, Life' (), is credited as being one of the most influential collections ever published in the Russian language.

In the s Professor Percy Newberry gave the Ashmolean Museum a collection of almost textiles that he and his wife, Essie, had acquired in Egypt.

They range in date from the 10th to the 19th century; and among them are more than a thousand Islamic fragments. The embroideries illustrated in this book are from the Tulunid period (A.D. Book is in Very Good Condition.

Text will be unmarked. May show some signs of use or wear. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM: COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF PAINTINGS By Colin Harrison *Excellent Condition*.

About this Item: Clarendon Press, Oxford, Hardcover. Navy cloth, gilt letters on spine, text pp. followed by BW plates on pages. A single volume only of this eventual 7-volume set detailing the collection of drawings at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England. Attic red-figure pottery lekythos depicting a worshipping scene.

Olympia, – BC. Pottery with painted decoration.The Ashmolean Museum, established inis the oldest museum in Britain. The new building is attached to the rear of the Greek revival building by Charles Robert Cockerell, built in as The University Galleries.

The Ashmolean Museum relocated its collection to the extended University Galleries in and in combined to become The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, under the.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Catalogue of ancient Near Eastern seals in the Ashmolean Museum, Catalogue of Alexandrian coins, Treasures of the Ashmolean Museum, Catalogue of the collection of drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, Catalogue of the Hill.