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Paul Nash, the celebrated war artist, could see conflict in everyday objects, even on the Sussex Downs

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Cosy furnishings, hand-made mattresses, a roaring fire, and top food. Minty Clinch grins and bears it

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Courtauld Institute 'forgery' may have hung in Vermeer's home

Leading article: A genuine fake

News that the Courtauld Institute of Art may rule that what for the last 50 years has been considered a top-quality fake by one of the world's most brilliant forgers is, in fact, an authentic 17th-century work – by an obscure artist – raises fascinating questions about what determines the value of an art work.

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The number of students leaving university satisfied with their experience has started to fall, three years after top-up fees were introduced.

Paul Levi: Picture framer-maker and dealer expert in traditional techniques

Paul Levi played a pivotal role in the transformation of picture framing in the decades following the Second World War.

George Zarnecki: Former deputy director of the Courtauld Institute of Art and leading scholar of Romanesque sculpture

George Zarnecki was a leading scholar of medieval art whose authority in the field of English Romanesque sculpture has remained unchallenged over half a century. In his role as deputy director of the Courtauld Institute of Art at the University of London, he was revered by generations of students.

Cambridge alumnae protest at plans to rename New Hall college

A bitter fight has broken out in Cambridge over the decision by one of the two remaining women's colleges to change its name. New Hall announced at the end of last term that it was to become Murray Edwards College after receiving a £30m endowment from a former graduate, Ros Smith, and her husband Steve Edwards, both software entrepreneurs. But angry alumnae, who include the Hollywood actress Tilda Swinton, are vowing to reverse the decision.

Thomas Cocke: Architectural historian

Thomas Cocke was the leading authority on the history of the restoration and repair of England's parish churches and cathedrals between the Reformation and the mid-19th-century Gothic Revival. That had been the subject of his Courtauld Institute doctorate in 1982 and set the scene for his subsequent career in conservation.

Maud Rosenthal: Oscar Levy's 'daughter-secretary'

Maud Ruth Levy: born London 22 April 1909; married 1947 Albi Rosenthal (one son, two daughters, and one son deceased); died Oxford 18 December 2007

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