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Eleanor's Crosses

"whom living we dearly cherished, and whom dead we cannot cease to love." Agnieszka Sadraei on a King's commemoration of his wife's final journey

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The De Laszlo Gift

Barbara Thompson on a collection of 22,000 negatives by the photographer Paul Laib available for study in the Courtauld's Witt Library

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Sacred Icon or Secular Portrait?

A woman and her child - but who, and why? Stephanie-Suzanne Durante reveals the not so straightforward story of this enigmatic painting by Jan Gossaert

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Three Interiors by Guercino

From baking and cooking, to drying your hair: Danielle Carrabino on three seventeenth-century drawings that ennoble every-day life.

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Studying at the Courtauld

If A&A has sparked your interest in art history, find out more about our range of courses from informal Summer schools to diploma and degree programmes

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Impressionist Dealers and Collectors

Rebecca Virag on the people who created markets for the works of Monet, Degas, Cézanne and Renoir

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Egypt in the Alps

Michelangelo wasn't impressed with Flemish painting, and there's no sign of a pyramid either. Stephanie-Suzanne Durante tells the story

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Jacob Epstein: Sculptor in Revolt

An iconoclast with a respect for tradition: Grace Brockington on one of the leading British sculptors of the 20th century

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The A59 photographer

Lindy Grant on the artistry and itinerary of an unknown traveller and master photographer

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Spontaneity and Intention

From private, personal works to grand designs - Stephanie-Suzanne Durante on Rubens' use of the oil sketch and its place as a work of art in its own right