Robert Vernon(1774-1849), Patron and art collector
Sitter in 1 portrait
Patron and art collector; made a large fortune as contractor for army horses during the Napoleonic wars and used it to form the Vernon Collection of pictures by living British artists which he gave to the nation in 1847.
Develop your art skills
Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.
Hold Still photography workshop
Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise.
Draw Like a Renaissance Master
Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.