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Just Launched: Wallace Live

Posted on 03 December 2007

In November 2007 the Wallace Collection proudly launches a new online resource, Wallace Live, which will eventually contain a description and image of every work of art in the collection. Audiences worldwide,including scholars, researchers, educators, school children and public alike will be able to access this information. You can use Wallace Live to perform simple or more complex searches across our collections or simply to browse artists and makers represented in the collec...

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David Altenstetter, Cup and Cover, German, late 16th century
David Altenstetter, Cup and Cover, German, late 16th century

Reclassification: Goldsmith identified!

Posted on 03 December 2007

Through outstanding loans to the Collection, the Wallace Collection’s exhibitions programme aims to illuminate and reflect our permanent collections in various ways. An excellent example of how this can work to increase our knowledge of the works of art in the Collection arose during the recent exhibition of silver from the Schroder Collection, when we were able to compare a superb silver-gilt cup in the Wallace Collection, with enamelling attributed to the celebrated Aug...

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Christoph Martin Vogtherr
Christoph Martin Vogtherr

New Curator: Pictures pre 1800

Posted on 03 December 2007

The Wallace Collection welcomes a new Curator of Pictures pre 1800. Christoph Martin Vogtherr joins us from the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation, the institution responsible for the former royal palaces in Berlin and Potsdam, where he was curator of French and Italian paintings. Most recently he has worked on a catalogue of the works by Antoine Watteau, Nicolas Lancret and Jean-Baptiste Pater in Berlin and Potsdam, a project supported by the Getty Foundation, Los Angeles. Christo...

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