George IV — Art & Spectacle

Address:
Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Gate Road, London
Tel:
0207 766 7300

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
15th November 2019 to 4th May 2020
Tickets & Cost:
Adults £13.50. Children (under-17) £6.70
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When it came to the accumulation of art, George IV was the most magnificent of all British monarchs.

Firstly as the Prince of Wales, and later on as the King, George purchased a huge number of paintings, books, ceramics, textiles, furniture and metalwork, many of which were by the finest artists of the day.

Much of his collection remains in the Royal Collection today, and this exhibition will bring together many of his best Dutch and Flemish paintings, some magnificent portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds, along with some elegant books and drawings, delicate French porcelain, and the intricate work of the finest goldsmiths.

 

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