Marriage chest

The chest was commissioned with the prize awarded to Sir Nicholas Goodison by CINOA (La Confédération Internationale de Négociants en Oeuvres d'Art) for lifetime achievement in the arts.


Details

Medium:
Oak
Acquired in:
2005
Presented by:
Sir Nicholas Goodison through The Art Fund

The chest was designed to echo the Fitzwilliam's collections of renaissance paintings and marriage chest. The strong red and blue colours are the colours of the Queen of Heaven. The top of the chest has been designed to act as a plinth for a work of art.

Provenance

The artists.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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