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Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition Installation

Pushkin Museum, Moscow
2013
Tate Art Gallery, London & Whitworth Art Gallery Manchester

In June 2013 a major Pre-Raphaelite exhibition was installed in Moscow. Linda was asked to assist with the installation of a large two-light William Morris window from the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester.

Pushkin Museum

The exhibition arrived at the Pushkin Museum in crated boxes.

Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition

The crates were moved into position in the great hall, before unpacking for display

Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition

Each panel was unpacked, photographed and condition reported before installation.

Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition

The windows are by Edward Burne Jones / William Morris & Co, and depict two beautiful angels playing musical instruments.

Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition

The windows safely installed next to a series of small panels from the V&A in London.

Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition

Meanwhile, elsewhere in the main hall, extraordinary paintings kept being un-boxed. Fabulous beyond fabulous.

Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition

Including Ophelia. The exhibition was so successful it was further extended until October 2013.

Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition

 

 

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