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January 17th, 2017

South Netherlandish Rosary, 1509 – 1526. Boxwood. Overall (length, diameter): 472 × 57mm (47.2 × 5.7 cm) Overall (diameter of ave bead): 38mm (3.8 cm). Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth. Reproduced by permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees. Photo: Craig Boyko/Ian Lefebvre © Art Gallery of Ontario, 2017

It’s your last chance to discover the mysteries inside the miniatures…Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures closes on January 22!

Run, don’t walk, to check out the Chatsworth Rosary, King Henry VIII’s famed wedding gift. The elusive object (it’s here in North America for the first time) is featured in the current AGO exhibition, Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures, but it’s leaving Toronto on January 22! Don’t miss your last chance to marvel at the rosary, along with other magnificent objects in this extraordinary collection of medieval miniatures that retain so much of their magic and mystery, despite extensive modern research and study.

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