Five Paintings and a Taste for Art at the Court of Charles I

Christ Church Picture Gallery

8 June – 29 October 2018

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

Giulio Romano, A Roman Emperor on Horseback

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.

Venue information

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

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