Queens in Art — with historian Alison Weir (Mar 2018)

, Trafalgar Square, London 51.508862 -0.128746
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6.30 PM to 7.30 PM
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Alison Weir

Bestselling author and historian Alison Weir will be discussing how Queens have been depicted in art throughout the centuries, focusing especially on royal portraiture from Empress Matilda to Elizabeth II.

Alison Weir is the author of historical biographies including Elizabeth of York, The Lady in the Tower, Henry VIII and The Six Wives of Henry VIII, plus many popular historical novels such as Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession, Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen, A Dangerous Inheritance and Innocent Traitor.

Note: This event will take place in the Sainsbury Wing Theatre.


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Craig’s review – “Do you know what the nicest thing about the National Gallery in the evening is? -- the peace and quiet. I was walking here from Leicester Square five minutes ago and it was all busy busy busy. Pavements heaving, people jostling bustling barging elbows out, running everywhere, cars all over the place, sirens blaring. And then you walk through the gallery double doors a… continued”

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