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Expressive Faces

Faces can reveal your innermost feelings, or they can be used as a mask. They can reach out from far flung periods in history, and yet seem like someone you saw yesterday. Whether lined by life and experience, or fresh as an unwritten page, they can be found throughout the collection at the Fitzwilliam. Below you will find a selection of faces and expressions in a wide selection of media, styles and eras. Perhaps one of these will chime with the mood you want to interpret in your piece?

Click on the thumbnails to find out more about these works or visit the Museum and you will find many more.





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Wraps | Expressive Faces | Barriers | I, Me, Mine | Similarities and/or Differences | Colour | Viewpoints | Narrative | Classical Art | Structures | Surfaces | Textures | Natural Forms and Foliage