The Monarch of the Glen — Edwin Landseer

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National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London
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0207 747 2885

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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