Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent at The Queen's Gallery


Sir David Wilkie, The Defence of Saragossa, 1828.
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Celebrate the rich variety of art to have emerged from Scotland with Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace.

From peaceful depictions of Highland landscapes to colourful representations of the Middle East, this exhibition features some of the best offerings from Scotland’s most celebrated artists following the Scottish Enlightenment and into the 19th century. On display are works by well-travelled painters including Allan Ramsay and Sir David Wilkie, as well as artists such as Alexander Nasmyth and James Giles whose work focuses on scenes from home.

The exhibition presents more than 80 works from the Royal Collection, including paintings, drawings and miniatures collected by monarchs from George III and Queen Victoria to Her Majesty The Queen, and tells the story of the Scottish school of art and its relationship with royal patronage.


Venue Details & Map

The Queen's Gallery

Buckingham Palace Road
+44 (0)20 3123 7300
Public transport:
Tube/Rail: Victoria Tube: Victoria, Green Park, St James’s Park or Hyde Park Corner.

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