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July 2013

Riza ‘Abbassi (c. 1565-1635)

A Seated Dervish

Persian, Isfahan School, 17th-century
Drawing on paper with watercolour

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June 2013

Etienne Aubry (1745-1781)

Paternal Love
Paris, exhibited 1775, oil on canvas.

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MAY 2013

James Jebusa Shannon (1862–1923)

A Portrait of Lady Barber in a Landscape
London, exhibited 1912. Oil on canvas.

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APRIL 2013

Bertrand-Jean (Odilon) Redon (1840-1916)

The Crucifixion

Paris, about 1904. Oil on canvas.

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MARCH 2013

Indian, Moghul School

Portrait of a Lady
18th century, coloured ink on paper and fabric.

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FEBRUARY 2013

Domenico di Pace Beccafumi (1484 - 1551)

Reclining Nymph
Italian, Siena, about 1519.

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JANUARY 2013

Workshop of Jérôme Le Clerc (active 1676-1719)

Tapestry with the Arms of King William and Queen Mary,
Brussels, about 1694-1700. Wool, silk and silver thread.

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DECEMBER 2012

Attributed to Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564-1638)

Two Peasants Binding Faggots
Antwerp, about 1620. Oil on wood.

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November 2012

Fernand Léger (1881 – 1955),

Composition with Fruit
Paris, 1938. Oil on canvas.

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October 2012

Giuseppe Maria Crespi (1665-1747)

A Woman Looking For Fleas.
Bologna, about 1715. Oil on canvas.

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SEPTEMBER 2012

German School

St. Catherine of Alexandria (?)
Probably Swabia, about 1520. Limewood, polychromed and gilded.

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