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Queen Victoria's purchase of Balmoral depended a great deal on James William Giles's paintings. Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust and Scottish Artists co-curator, reveals the intriguing reasons why. ... Read more about Ten-minute Talk - The Painter Giles and Tales of Balmoral
Nasmyth's architectural paintings have become visual documents of the era he lived through. Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust, unpicks the historical details of the artist's 1824 view of Edinburgh's High Street. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Alexander Nasmyth's Capital City
Artist David Roberts graduated from Edinburgh scenery painter to celebrated iconographer of the Holy Land. Ann McCluskey, Royal Collection Trust, traces Roberts's career through works acquired by Queen Victoria ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Roberts and the Oriental
John Phillip was an artist whose paintings of Spanish subject matter in the 19th century brought a world to life unknown to British audiences of the day. Alison Campbell, Royal Collection Trust, explores Phillip's legacy. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - 'Spanish Phillip'
As The Queen becomes the longest-reigning British monarch, celebrate this important milestone with a day of fantastic family events. ... Read more about Family Event Day: Crowns and Coronations
Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal CollectionTrust and Scottish Artists co-curator examines Sir David Wilkie’s memorable painting – a portal into the life of the Palace and Edinburgh in centuries past. ... Read more about Special Event - The Entrance of George IV to Holyroodhouse
Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust, takes a behind-the-scenes look at mounting a major exhibition such as Scottish Artists. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - The Life of an Exhibition
Sir David Wilkie was the most successful nineteenth-century Scottish artist. His legacy was the creation of an explicitly Scottish school of art that matched Sir Walter Scott's creation of a Scottish literary genre in the same era. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - A 19th-century Success: Wilkie and the European Influence
Vanessa Remington, Senior Curator of Paintings, Royal Collection Trust and Scottish Artists co-curator, examines artists, Robertson, Ross and Thorburn, who all specialised in miniature painting and ensured that this type of portrait enjoyed a ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Scotland in Miniature
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