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Ludwig Grüner, Jewel-Cabinet 1851
An ongoing partnership with the Royal Collection Trust brings a Victorian masterpiece by Ludwig Grüner to Hull for the first time, generously lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection.
Queen Victoria’s Jewel- Cabinet was commissioned as a gift by Prince Albert and was an important exhibit at the nation’s Great Exhibition of 1851.
Grüner’s cabinet will be the centre piece of a new exhibition. Accompanying the masterpiece will be highlights from the Ferens Art Gallery’s Victorian Collection.
Ludwig Grüner Jewwl-Cabinet marks the fourth of five exceptional works of art from the Royal Collection to go on display at the Ferens between 2017 and 2021, as part of the Masterpices in Focus from the Royal Collection.
The Ferens has a magnificent collection of paintings and sculptures, including works by European Old Masters, portraiture, marine painting, and modern and contemporary British art. Highlights include masterpieces by Lorenzetti, Frans Hals, Antonio Canaletto, Frederick Leighton, Stanley Spencer, David Hockney, Helen Chadwick and Gillian Wearing. With a regular programme of events, guided tours and changing exhibitions, there’s always something new to explore. You can also enjoy refreshments in our popular cafe, Venue Hull.