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Jan van Huysum Visits

In the summer of 2021, 'Flowers in a Terracotta Vase' went on a tour of the UK, visiting a series of unusual and unexpected locations.

Stopping off in Cornwall, Norfolk, the East Midlands, South Yorkshire, Scotland and Northern Ireland, the painting was displayed in non-museum venues, including a food bank and community library, a covered market, a former department store and community centres.

Learn more about the tour with our series of short films.

This project is supported by Art Explora –
Académie des Beaux-Arts Award

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