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Cabinet of Wonders

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The Augsburg Display Cabinet—the Getty Museum’s 17th-century “cabinet of curiosities” on display starting tomorrow in our New Galleries for Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture and Decorative Arts—is both a work of art and an early prototype of museums. With dozens of… More»

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      Isabella of Portugal, painted in 15th-century Netherlands.

      Jeweled fingers, pearls on her necklace, and shiny golden sleeves complement her poise and confidence.

      05/03/15

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