Restorers uncovered the artwork while renovating a major painting
Victoria And Albert Museum
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Saturday 18 April 2009
The highly esteemed second Lord Melchett, Henry Mond, was an industrialist, politician and financier who represented the cream of British aristocracy.
Monday 13 April 2009
At the Victoria and Albert Museum's new Baroque show, I was trying to concentrate on what might strike some people as an unnecessarily complicated object when, quite suddenly, the band struck up above my head.
Monday 30 March 2009
Sunday 15 March 2009
Wednesday 11 March 2009
Sunday 08 March 2009
Sunday 15 February 2009
Thursday 11 December 2008
Plum Sykes's efforts to crack the potentially lucrative American TV market are in danger of falling victim to the credit crunch.
Sunday 23 November 2008
Thursday 04 September 2008
It is a work that is 40 years in the making. Now, some 300 of literary agent Peter Straus's 1,000-strong personal collection of Man Booker-winning and shortlisted first editions will be showcased at an exhibition at the V&A.
Friday 29 August 2008
Internet mapping is wiping the rich geography and history of Britain off the map, Britain's most senior cartographer warned yesterday.
Saturday 02 August 2008
The lean, upright and spiky sculpture of Trevor Bates belonged to the so-called "geometry of fear" school of post-war British sculpture. Although he is less well-known than Reg Butler, the winner of the landmark competition "The Unknown Political Prisoner" (1953), or Bernard Meadows, Kenneth Armitage and Lynn Chadwick, Bates created distinctive figurative forms that shared the existential mood, angst and disquiet of their work.
Tuesday 22 July 2008
Monday 14 April 2008
Sunday 25 November 2007
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
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