The Royal Family at the Academy by Johann Heinrich Ramberg

Drawing depicts George III and the Royal family visting the 1788 exhibition of the Royal Academy in the Great Room of Somerset House.

Details

Medium:
Pen & grey ink, watercolour wash & pencil
Dimensions:
12 x 48 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,750 ( Total: £15,000)
Acquired in:
1994
Vendor:
Spink & Son

Provenance

Pierre Defer and Henri Dumesnil (Lugt 739); Alfred Beurdeley (Lugt 421); Galerie Georges Petit, 13-15 March 1905, lot 309; the collection of the Earl of Harewood.

Venue details

The Courtauld Gallery Somerset House, Strand, LONDON London WC2R 0RN 020 7848 2526 www.courtauld.ac.uk/gallery

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7)

50% off entry during exhibitions

Daily, 10am – 6pm (last admission 5.30pm)
24 Dec, 10am – 4pm
Closed 25 and 26 Dec

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