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Wonderful Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge a delight to visit

The free Fitzwilliam Museum was a treat to visit since it had exceptional pieces and wasn't nearly as crowded as London museums; on January 25, 2006, a visitor tripped and shattered three massive Qing Dynasty vases so I was extra careful

The free Fitzwilliam Museum was a treat to visit since it had exceptional pieces and wasn't nearly as crowded as London museums; on January 25, 2006, a visitor tripped and shattered three massive Qing Dynasty vases so I was extra careful

Springtime, 1886, Monet

Springtime, 1886, Monet

Mask of the Man with the Broken Nose, 1876, Rodin

Mask of the Man with the Broken Nose, 1876, Rodin

Study for a Sunday on the Island of La Grand Jatte, 1886, Seurat

Study for a Sunday on the Island of La Grand Jatte, 1886, Seurat

A Stoneware Vase of Flowers, 1608, Jan Brueghel the Elder

A Stoneware Vase of Flowers, 1608, Jan Brueghel the Elder

Venetian flask, 1550

Venetian flask, 1550

Butterflies and other Insects, 1661, van Kessel

Butterflies and other Insects, 1661, van Kessel

The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge; founded in 1816, the museum includes one of the best collections of antiquities and modern art in western Europe

The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge; founded in 1816, the museum includes one of the best collections of antiquities and modern art in western Europe

Meiping Vase, 15th century, Ming Dynasty

Meiping Vase, 15th century, Ming Dynasty

A Village Festival with a Theatrical Performance and a Procession in Honor of St. Hubert and St. Anthony, 1632, Pieter Brueghel the Younger

A Village Festival with a Theatrical Performance and a Procession in Honor of St. Hubert and St. Anthony, 1632, Pieter Brueghel the Younger

Spinetta-a-tavola, late 16th century, Italy

Spinetta-a-tavola, late 16th century, Italy

Heneage Lloyd and his Sister Lucy, 1750, Gainsborough

Heneage Lloyd and his Sister Lucy, 1750, Gainsborough

A Street, Possibly in Port Marley, 1877, Sisley

A Street, Possibly in Port Marley, 1877, Sisley

Mother and Child with Apple, 1965, Henry Moore

Mother and Child with Apple, 1965, Henry Moore

Plate from the Louis XVI service, 1790, Sevres

Plate from the Louis XVI service, 1790, Sevres

Portrait of an Unknown Man, 1663, Hals

Portrait of an Unknown Man, 1663, Hals

Ebony Table Cabinet, 1660, Augsburg, Germany

Ebony Table Cabinet, 1660, Augsburg, Germany

Basin for a Ewer, 1530, Tuscany

Basin for a Ewer, 1530, Tuscany

Undergrowth, 1879, Cezanne

Undergrowth, 1879, Cezanne

La Place Clichy, 1880, Renoir

La Place Clichy, 1880, Renoir

The coffin of Nespawershefyt, 980 BC, Egypt

The coffin of Nespawershefyt, 980 BC, Egypt

Cameo glass vase, 1878, Nancy, France

Cameo glass vase, 1878, Nancy, France

Olives in Corfu, 1909, John Singer Sargent

Olives in Corfu, 1909, John Singer Sargent

Haymaking, 1874, Pisarro

Haymaking, 1874, Pisarro

Billingsgate, 1859, Whistler

Billingsgate, 1859, Whistler

Single manual harpsichord, 1630, Italy

Single manual harpsichord, 1630, Italy

Interior Court of the Doge's Palace, 1756, Canaletto

Interior Court of the Doge's Palace, 1756, Canaletto

Woman Seated in an Armchair, 1917, Matisse

Woman Seated in an Armchair, 1917, Matisse

Hampstead Heath, 1820, Constable

Hampstead Heath, 1820, Constable

Interior with a Painter and his Family, 1669, Steen

Interior with a Painter and his Family, 1669, Steen

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