Lecture: 'A History of the Royal Collection: Paintings, Politics and Connoisseurs' by Christopher Lloyd

Join Christopher Lloyd, Art Fund Trustee and Former Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures, for a lecture tracing the history of the paintings in the Royal Collection, highlighting the roles of Charles I, George III, George IV and Queen Victoria as connoisseurs. Although in recent years conscientious efforts have been made to bring the Royal Collection more into the public domain, the paintings, many of them masterpieces, remain relatively unknown as though trapped within an impenetrable historical maze. Consideration is given in this lecture as to how this situation has arisen and how a greater and more immediate relevance could and should be found in modern times for the paintings in the Royal Collection.

Venue information

Opening times

Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 12-4pm

For Bank Holiday and Christmas opening times please check www.derbymuseums.org

Entry details

19, to include finger buffet and wine. Apply to Richard Eastwood, 01433 631344 6.30pm
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