The Monarch of the Glen — Edwin Landseer

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Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
29th November 2018 to 3rd February 2019
10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun); 10 AM to 9 PM (Fri)
Tickets & Cost:
Free. See nationalgallery.org.uk

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It's been 51 years since the National Gallery last exhibited Edwin Landseer's The Monarch of the Glen.

This small one-room exhibition will try and explain its enduring appeal as one of the world's best-known animal paintings by showcasing it alongside some more of his Highland scenes, showing how Landseer developed his idea of representing the stag as a central hero.

 

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Craig’s review of National Gallery – “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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