Fitzwilliam Museum

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Restoration

Fresh meat: painting restoration reveals that hunk of beef thought to be cooked was actually raw

The 17th-century work features in a newly opened exhibition on art and food at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge

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Cambridge Museums to pilot LGBTQ+ tours

Visitors at the Polar Museum might learn incidence of homosexuality among penguins

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Appointments & departures

The Met's Luke Syson to head Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge

Curator returns to the UK where he organised the blockbuster 2011 Leonardo exhibition at the National Gallery in London

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Exhibitions

Museums in the US and UK pay tribute to Paul Mellon, collector and benefactor, in the centenary of his birth

Celebrating the greatest Anglophile of them all

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Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo reunited in Cambridge

The Fitzwilliam acquires the missing half of its 'A rider on a rearing horse'

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Books

Portrait miniatures, Little England

Three books demonstrate the revival of interest in portrait miniatures and the leading role of the Victoria and Albert Museum in this field

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Obituaries

Obituary for Michael Jaffé: As demanding of himself as he was of others

A formidable connoisseur, academic and museum director who inspired many top figures in the British art world.