Royal Collection Trust announces its 2014 exhibition programme.... Read more about 2014 Exhibition Programme

The absurdities of fashion, the perils of love, political machinations and royal intrigue were the daily subject-matter of Thomas Rowlandson (1757–1827), one of the wittiest and most popular caricaturists of Georgian Britain.... Read more about High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson

He was among the most innovative draughtsman of the 17th century. Yet Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1609-64) was also a violent and impetuous man, who was repeatedly in court for assault, allegedly attempted to throw his sister off a roof and was forced to leave Rome, probably after committing murder. The turbulence that characterised his life overshadowed his artistic brilliance, and Castiglione struggled to achieve recognition in his lifetime. Much of what is known about the artist is derived not from fulfilled commissions, but from court documents.... Read more about Castiglione: Lost Genius

More than 100 works by Royal Academicians will go on display at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace this autumn in the special exhibition, Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen. From prints, drawings, and photographs, to works in oil, watercolour and mixed media, the portfolio of works on paper was presented to Her Majesty The Queen by the Royal Academy of Arts last year to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee. It includes works by some of the most high-profile Academicians, including Tracey Emin, David Hockney, Anish Kapoor, Cornelia Parker and Grayson Perry among others. ... Read more about Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

The Royal Baby Book: A Souvenir Album is the official publication marking the arrival of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.  Published by Royal Collection Trust, it tells the story of seven heirs to the throne from Queen Victoria to Prince William of Wales through items from the Royal Collection, the Royal Archives and the private collections of members of the Royal Family.  Intimate photographs and letters, favourite toys, prams and cots, and even the future King’s first pair of shoes shed light on the lives of these royal babies from birth and infancy to arrival at... Read more about The Royal Baby Book: A Souvenir Album

Almost 500 years after Leonardo da Vinci’s death, an exhibition that sheds new light on the his groundbreaking studies of the human body opens at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Long renowned as one of the finest artists of the Renaissance, Leonardo was also one of the greatest anatomists the world has ever seen. ... Read more about B Roll of animations from 'Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man'

Almost 500 years after Leonardo da Vinci’s death, an exhibition that sheds new light on the his groundbreaking studies of the human body opens this Friday at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse as part of the Edinburgh International Festival. ... Read more about Exhibition sheds new light on Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawings

The largest exhibition ever mounted about the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen opens at Buckingham Palace on Saturday, 27 July 2013. Celebrating the 60th anniversary of this historic event, The Queen’s Coronation 1953 at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace (27 July – 29 September) brings together an unprecedented array of the dress, uniform and robes worn on Coronation Day. ... Read more about Reunited for the first time since 2 June 1953: Outfits from The Queen’s Coronation go on display at Buckingham Palace

Royal Collection Trust has produced the official range of china to celebrate the birth of a son to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.  The commemorative china will be decorated with a design of scrolls incorporating the name and birth date of their son, with the lion and unicorn from the Royal Arms supporting the coronet of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, surrounded by oak leaves from the Middleton coat of arms.  ... Read more about Official range of china celebrating the birth of a son to TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge goes on sale

Her Majesty The Queen in her Coronation Dress, 1953, Norman Hartnell

Sketches by British couturier Norman Hartnell, the principal designer of the outfits worn at the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, will go on display this summer as part of the special exhibition, The Queen’s Coronation 1953, at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace (27 July – 29 September 2013). The exhibition celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Coronation by bringing together an unprecedented array of the dress, uniform and robes worn for the historic event on 2 June 1953. ... Read more about Norman Hartnell’s sketches of the dresses worn at The Queen’s Coronation to go on display

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