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Charles II: Art and Power at The Queen’s Gallery

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Image credit: John Michael Wright, Charles II, c.1676. Royal Collection Trust/(c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017
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Discover how art helped a king return from exile with Charles II: Art and Power at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace.

Retrace the fascinating story of Charles II, and his attempts to regain legitimacy by reclaiming his father’s art collection.

The exhibition displays prime pieces from Charles II’s collection, such as Orazio Gentileschi's A Sibyl, and drawings from Leonardo da Vinci, acquired to reinforce the Merrie Monarch’s right to the throne.

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The Queen's Gallery

Address
Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1A 1AA
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 3123 7300
Email
Website
http://www.royalcollection.org.uk
Public transport:
Tube/Rail: Victoria Tube: Victoria, Green Park, St James’s Park or Hyde Park Corner.

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