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World-class collection of Pre-raphaelites displayed for first time in the United Kingdom

3 years agoArts : Artdaily

LONDON.- Works from one of the world?s finest private collections of Pre-Raphaelite and Victorian art are being exhibited in the UK for the first time in the unique setting of Leighton House Museum, one of the country?s most exceptional Victorian houses. Victorian Visions: Pre-Raphaelite and Nineteenth-Century Art from the John Schaeffer Collection runs from Thursday 26 April - Sunday 23 September 2012.
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Arts : Artdaily (last week)

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Arts : Hyperallergic (1 hour ago)

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