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Cezanne and the Modern
Colin Harrison, Senior Assistant Keeper, British Paintings, Drawings and Prints to 1900, Ashmolean Museum
Visit to the exhibition Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection at the Ashmolean Museum
Shown in Europe for the first time, the spectacular Henry and Rose Pearlman Collection, formed after the Second World War, includes an exceptional group of paintings and watercolours by Cezanne, as well as fine Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works by artists such as Manet, Degas, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Soutine and Modigliani.
Visit to the Merton College Library and Chapel
Merton College Library, situated in Mob Quadrangle, dates from 1373 and is the oldest continuously functioning library for university academics and students in the world. The chapel dates from the late thirteenth century and retains much of its original stained glass. It was refurbished by Sir Christopher Wren in 1671 when he provided a new screen and stalls. Further changes to the interior were made in the nineteenth century.
Train departs for London arriving at 5.59pm