An exhibition exploring how the taste for art developed in England during the Stuart period.

The exhibition showcases five paintings from the collection of Charles I which did not return to the Royal Collection but ended up in Christ Church after an odyssey through varied collections.

An accompanying selection of Old Master drawings explores how the taste for art developed during this period.

Christ Church Picture Gallery

Christ Church, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1DP

01865 276 172


Opening times


Mon, Wed–Sat, 10.30am–1pm, 2pm–4.30pm,

Sun 2pm–4.30pm.


Mon, Wed–Sat, 10.30am–5pm

Sun 2–5pm


Mon–Sat, 10.30am–5pm

Sun 2pm–5pm

Free entry with National Art Pass

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