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Acquired by the Isabelle and Philippe Dewez Fund, this terracotta sculpture represents the famous Belgian gallery owner Blanche Charlet. This work by Oscar Jespers is representative of the artist’s Art Deco period and an excellent addition to the Museum of Ixelles’ collection.

Thanks to the Teheux and Courtin-Bouché Funds, a precious reliquary made in the 17th century by the master silversmith from Huy, Mathieu Dardenne, has been added to the treasury of the town's Collegiate Church. This masterpiece of Mosan silverware contains a fragment of one of Saint Odile’s ribs as well as a lock of the Virgin’s hair.

A sublime sauceboat, in Imari porcelain set in silver by the Brussels silversmith Petrus Josephus Fonson, has been acquired by the Comte Thierry de Looz-Corswarem Fund. Engraved with the Arenberg family’s coat of arms, this exceptional 18th century piece has been entrusted to the DIVA Museum.

Three works from our collection, including the famous copy of the Rubens theoretical notebook, are crossing the Channel to be part of the exhibition Bruegel to Rubens: Great Flemish Drawings at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford (from March 23 to June 23, 2024).

'James Ensor. Inspired by Brussels' is an exhibition organised by the Belgian Royal Library (KBR) as a tribute to the year of Ensor and which is accessible to blind and visually-impaired people. Thanks to support from the King Baudouin Foundation, tailor-made visits have been developed.

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