Treasures from The Queen's Palaces

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Friday, 16 March 2012 to Sunday, 4 November 2012

This exhibition brings together some of the finest treasures from the Royal Collection to celebrate Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.  

Treasures from The Queen's Palaces reflects the tastes of monarchs and other members of the royal family who have shaped one of the world’s great art collections. The selection of 100 outstanding works has been made across the entire breadth of the Royal Collection, from eight royal residences and over five centuries of collecting, and includes paintings, drawings, miniatures, watercolours, manuscripts, furniture, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery. 

Highlights include paintings by Rembrandt, Canaletto and Nash, drawings by Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael and Holbein, and Imperial Easter Eggs by Fabergé.  Most of the works will be shown in Scotland for the first time.