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When a Gregorian antiphonary, of excellent quality and in a fine state of repair, was put up for sale, the King Baudouin Foundation could hardly miss such an opportunity!

Thanks to restoration work financed by the Baillet Latour Fund, “Dulle Griet” (or “Mad Meg”) by Pierre Brueghel the Elder, has regained all the richness of its original colours. This masterpiece is one of the centrepieces of a Breughel retrospective exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum of Vienna.

Axel Vervoordt has selected our goblet in the form of an owl as the centrepiece of his cabinet of curiosities being exhibited at the DIVA. Three recently-acquired pieces of jewellery also find their place in the cabinet of curiosities, which is on show in Antwerp until April 18, 2019.

Immerse yourself in the fascinating cultural and artistic renaissance of the 1920s, thanks to the War Heritage Institute which is presenting an eloquent selection of vases from our Catteau Collection, as well as the jazz archives of the Robert Pernet Fund.

Jean Baptist Bonnecroy’s “Vue de Bruxelles”  has been temporarily reinstalled in its city of origin. The exhibition devoted to The Arenbergs at the M-Museum in Leuven has assembled three cityscapes, all painted by Bonnecroy in the 17th century for the Château of Heverlee near Leuven.