Please note that recent acquisitions are not necessarily on display in the museum.
Nicolas Poussin (1594 -1665)
Extreme Unction, c.1638-40
Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)
The Triumph of Venus, c. 1628
Marcantonio Bassetti (1586-1630)
The dead Christ supported by the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene, c. 1616
Recent Acquisitions of Drawings & Prints
An online exhibition, first produced to accompany the special display of a range of drawings and prints acquired by the Fitzwilliam Museum over the ten years 1999-2009.
A lighthouse on fire at night"]
Joseph Wright (1734-1797)
A lighthouse on fire at night
This dramatic composition is a late and highly developed treatment of a theme that fascinated Wright from his time in Rome: a dramatically lit landscape with two light sources, one natural and the other man-made.