Tudors to Windsors
28 May - 31 October 2021
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
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Queen Elizabeth II
by Dorothy Wilding, hand-coloured by Beatrice Johnson
15 April 1952
The National Portrait Gallery’s exquisite ‘Tudors to Windsors’ touring exhibition comes to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. This unique collection of British royal portraits gives visitors a rare opportunity to meet these famous historical and contemporary personalities face to face.
The exhibition traces many of the major events in British history, examining the ways in which royal portraits were impacted by both the personalities of individual monarchs and wider historical change. Combining the very best of British portraiture with the NPG’s expert scholarship, the exhibition explores five royal dynasties, from the Tudors to the Windsors, and include works by many of the most important artists to have worked in Britain, from Sir Peter Lely and Sir Godfrey Kneller to Cecil Beaton and Annie Leibovitz.
National Portrait Gallery Members, if you would like to attend for free please come to the Members Private View on 27 May, 10.00 – 20.30. To join this event please contact [email protected]
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