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.


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


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

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7)

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