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Exhibition | The Genius of Grinling Gibbons

Now on view at Fairfax House: The Genius of Grinling Gibbons: From Journeyman to King’s Carver Fairfax House, York, 14 April – 14 September 2018 Grinling Gibbons, King David Panel, ca. 1670, boxwood (York: Fairfax House). Fairfax House is delighted … Continue reading

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Picture This LIX

Eons ago, a friend told me his father was at home blind-fretting and in my youthful ignorance, I imagined his seeing eye dog had taken off after the neighbour’s cat and hadn’t returned. When I later developed an interest in … Continue reading

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