Recent Acquisitions to Cleveland Museum of Art’s Collection Announced

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CLEVELAND, OH.- A singular Jacobean miniature, a Thomas Hope settee, a large and pristine British watercolor, and a sculpture by acclaimed contemporary Polish artist Monika Sosnowska are among the latest works approved by the Collections Committee of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Board of Trustees. The museum is continuing to collect across all departments as it moves toward the completion of its transformational building expansion and collection reinstallation in 2013, adding works that strengthen its historic commitment to quality and excellence. “These most recent acquisitions demonstrate the museum’s dedication to issues like aesthetic quality, artistic vision and cross-collection dialogue,” stated C. Griffith Mann, Ph.D, the museum’s deputy director and chief curator. “Objects like the Sosnowska sculpture reflect the museum’s engagement with