An Evening with Monty Don: in coversation with Tim Richardson

Enjoy our film of our special evening event with BBC Gardeners' World presenter and gardening writer Monty Don who is in conversation with journalist and garden historian Tim Richardson. ... Read more about An Evening with Monty Don: in coversation with Tim Richardson

A country house on the Vliet near Delft, Jan van der Heyden, c.1660

Curator Film - Nature or Symbolism

Royal Collection curator Desmond Shawe-Taylor examines the vivid naturalism in Jan van der Heyden's painting, A Country house in the Viet near Delft, and considers how van der Heyden's artistic technique anticipated the landscapes of the Impre ... Read more about Curator Film - Nature or Symbolism

Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes, Sir Herbert James Gunn, 1954

Curator Film - Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes

Royal Collection Curator Jennifer Scott talks about Sir Herbert James Gunn's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes, on display in the Garter Throne Room at Windsor Castle. ... Read more about Curator Film - Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes

Charles-Alexandre de Calonne, Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1784

Curator Film - the Female Artist

Royal Collection curator Jennifer Scott Introduces the artist Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun through her 1784 portrait of Charles-Alexandre de Calonne and this talk considers how this female artist earned international reputation for her stylish portrayals of ... Read more about Curator Film - the Female Artist

Aurora and Tithonus, Sebastiano Ricci, c.1705, detail

Curator Film - the Female in Art

Royal Collection curator Jennifer Scott considers the portrayal of the mythological tale of Aurora and Tithonus by Sebastiano Ricci and explores Ricci's use of symbolism to provide an almost comic retelling of this tragic tale. ... Read more about Curator Film - the Female in Art

Curator Film - The Five Eldest Children of Charles I

Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures Desmond Shawe-Taylor talks about Sir Anthony Van Dyck's seventeenth-century portrait of the five eldest children of Chares I, on display in The Queen's Ballroom at Windsor Castle.

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Hyperlink to lecture event 'The little-ingenious Garrick and the ingenious little Hogarth': Art and the Theatre 1714–1760'

Film - 'The Little-ingenious Garrick and the Ingenious Little Hogarth'

The reigns of the first two Georges saw the remarkable careers of the artist William Hogarth and the actor David Garrick. ... Read more about Film - 'The Little-ingenious Garrick and the Ingenious Little Hogarth'

Henry VIII, After Hans Holbein the Younger, c1560-80

Film - David Starkey and Jennifer Scott discuss the Royal Portrait

David Starkey, one of Britain's finest historians joined Royal Collection curator Jennifer Scott to discuss the fascinating subject of royal portraiture from Holbein to Mario Testino.

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Film - Life at Court Through the Eyes of Queen Caroline by Lucy Worsley

Join Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator, Historic Royal Palaces, on a journey seen through the eyes of her favourite queen consort, Queen Caroline. ... Read more about Film - Life at Court Through the Eyes of Queen Caroline by Lucy Worsley

Film - The Art of Enlightenment

Join Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures, as he investigates whether the visual arts in Britain kept pace with the rapid development and transformational ideas in other areas of culture, and asks if it is possible to discern the Art ... Read more about Film - The Art of Enlightenment

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