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Before museums... What were paintings for?

Vouet, Loth et filles, Musées de Strasbourg

This show evolved out of two observations. First, no artwork was ever painted just to be shown in a museum, and second, the original context of paintings is often unknown. This is why the Museum of Fine Arts is presenting, within its permanent collections, a few exemplary artworks that can be understood within their original contexts, including why they were created and how they were originally displayed.

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