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Portrait of the Artist Exploring the notion of artists as celebrities, Portrait of the Artist puts self-portraits by world-renowned artists like Rembrandt, Rubens, Freud and Hockney in the main frame. Images at The Queen's Gallery also include portraits of artists by their friends, relatives and pupils, including the most reliable surviving likeness of Leonardo da Vinci by his student, Francesco Melzi. Themes like the 'cult' of the artist, symbolism and the artist's changing status over the centuries are explored through 150 art works and objects dating from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century.

 

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The Nadler Victoria Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  22% off
10 Palace Place, SW1E | 3 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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The Rubens at the Palace Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £149  28% off
39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
This is as close to Buckingham Palace as you can get. It's also nearby Victoria station which is not quite as glamorous but very convenient. There ... More
 
 
 
41 Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £289  24% off
41 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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Royal Gifts
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd July to 1st October 2017
Portrait of the Artist, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | Same location as Portrait of the Artist
During 2016 alone, The Queen carried out over 300 official engagements. On each of these occasions a gift was given or exchanged. After a 65-year reign, ...More
 
 
 
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Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
London > Events > Tours  Dates: 22nd July to 1st October 2017
Portrait of the Artist, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | Same location as Portrait of the Artist
Every summer inquisitive visitors get the chance to look around Buckingham Palace and admire the grand State Rooms used by heads of state at the Summer ...More
 
 
 
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35mm: A Musical Exhibition
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd, 25th & 26th and 28th to 30th Sep 2017 - Various Times
Portrait of the Artist, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | 3 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
Ryan Scott Oliver's musical that is inspired by Broadway photographer Matthew Murphy's images. Directed by Adam Lenson....More
 
 
 
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12 Palace Street, SW1E | 3 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
Formerly the St. James Theatre, The Other Palace officially opens its doors in February 2017, as part of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Really ... More
 
 
 
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The Other Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 3 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
Billed by its operators as 'the first newly built central London theatre in 30 years', St James Theatre opens to the public in September ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Victoria
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
58 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 5 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
Curzon Victoria is the chain's seventh London venue, providing a boutique cinema option in central London. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a broad ... More
 
 
 
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Birdcage Walk, SW1A | Same location as Portrait of the Artist
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Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | Same location as Portrait of the Artist
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Clarence House
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London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E5JD | 4 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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6 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 3 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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43 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 3 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 21 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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Cookery School
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 21 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 21 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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48 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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Greenwood
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Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 5 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
A large two floor pub within the Nova Victoria development, Greenwood offers so much more than just beer. As well as a large central bar and ... More
 
 
 
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 8 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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Ye Grapes
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16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 9 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
 
 
 
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Cask & Glass
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39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 3 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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41 Hotel London, 41 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
A private bar for discerning guests at the five star 41 hotel and adjoining sister property The Rubens at the Palace, the Leopard Champagne & Cocktail ... More
 
 
 
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15 Beeston Place, Victoria, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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Spencer House
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27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
Spencer family's 18th London residence. The ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Spencer family hasn’t lived in this, their London residence, since 1926. Following ... More
 
 
 
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The Ritz Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 8 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 9 minutes from Portrait of the Artist
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace events

 
Canaletto And The Art Of VeniceCanaletto And The Art Of VeniceCanaletto And The Art Of VeniceBought by George III in 1762, The Royal Collection has the world's finest group of paintings, drawings and prints by Venice's most famous view-painter, Canaletto. Canaletto and the Art of Venice showcases a spectacular selection of 18th-century Venetian art, displaying Canaletto's greatest works alongside paintings and works by Sebastiano and Marco2017-09-24T10:00:00+01002017-11-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
PRICING  Adult £11, OAP/NUS £10, child/disabled £5.50, family £27.50
DATES  19th May to 12th November 2017
VENUE  The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 
Bought by George III in 1762, The Royal Collection has the world's finest group of paintings, drawings and prints by Venice's most famous view-painter, Canaletto. Canaletto and the Art of Venice showcases a spectacular selection of 18th-century Venetian art, displaying Canaletto's greatest works alongside paintings and works by Sebastiano and Marco... More about this event
 
Bach to Baby Family ConcertBach to Baby Family ConcertLiterary & Education, Kids' Workshop.2017-09-25T11:00:00+01002017-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
Category: event
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Bach to Baby Family Concert
October Half-Term: Family Day - Canaletto & The Art Of VeniceOctober Half-Term: Family Day - Canaletto & The Art Of VeniceExhibitions & Art, Architecture.2017-10-23T10:30:00+01002017-10-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
Category: event
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October Half-Term: Family Day - Canaletto & The Art Of Venice
Thursday Late: Venice In FocusThursday Late: Venice In FocusExhibitions & Art, Architecture.2017-10-26T18:30:00+01002017-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
Category: event
 
Thursday Late: Venice In Focus
Charles II: Art & PowerCharles II: Art & PowerThe exhibition shows the rich material world of Charles II's court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy.2017-12-08T10:00:00+00002018-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,   Birdcage Walk      SW1A 1AA
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Charles II: Art & Power
 
 

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