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Princely Treasures from the House of Liechtenstein

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Princely Treasures from the House of Liechtenstein

Collected over 500 years, over 90 masterpieces from the exquisite art collection of the Prince of Liechtenstein will be travelling to Singapore for the first time. This exhibition is exemplary of the highly cultivated choice in art, with artworks ranging from paintings, prints, tapestries, sculptures to rare decorative art objects. Significant works by important Flemish artists like Rubens and Anthony van Dyck, as well as those by other renowned European masters such as Raphael and Lucas Cranach the Elder, will be showcased to celebrate the High Renaissance, Baroque, Neo-classical and Biedermeier that span from the late 15th century to the mid 19th century, all of which characterise the European way of articulating authority, power and wealth of the ruling houses.

In addition, a selection of 16 oil paintings from the National Collection will be displayed to draw links to the art of portraiture in Singapore’s historical context, exploring how it was an important representational mode between the late 19th and mid 20th century.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=LBRmI4Qktf8

Time : From 27 Jun 2013, Thu To 29 Sep 2013, Sun

Place :

National Museum of Singapore

93 Stamford Rd.

S178897

More info : http://www.nationalmuseum.sg/

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