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Woburn TreasuresThis year, Queen's House presents Woburn Treasures, a major new collaboration with Woburn Abbey that sees the venue showcase works from the private art collection of The Duke and Duchess of Bedford - widely regarded as one of the most important private art collections of today. With a number of pieces on public display in a national museum for the first time in over 60 years, visitors will be able to see pieces by the likes of Van Dyck, Reynolds, Gainsborough and Canaletto. Highlights include a full-length portrait of Anne of Denmark by Flemish artist Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, Lady Elizabeth Keppel by Sir Joshua Reynolds and Regatta on the Grand Canal by Canaletto.

 

About The Queen's House

As far as royal residences go, the Queen's House is a modest palace - an appealing, but simple, bright white, classical, Palladian villa flanked by colonnades. Its understated appearance, however, belies its immense historical significance. Built in 1616 by Inigo Jones for Anne of Denmark - the wife of James I - the Queen's House was the first neo-classical building seen in England. More about The Queen's House

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Woburn Treasures  Woodcutter and Milk Maid by Thomas Gainsborough. Credit_ From the Woburn Abbey Collection  

   
Woburn Treasures - Woodcutter and Milk Maid by Thomas Gainsborough. Credit_ From the Woburn Abbey Collection

Woburn Treasures Woodcutter and Milk Maid by Thomas Gainsborough. Credit_ From the Woburn Abbey Collection 


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DATES  13th February 2020 to 17th January 2021
VENUE  The Queen's House 
This year, Queen's House presents Woburn Treasures, a major new collaboration with Woburn Abbey that sees the venue showcase works from the private art collection of The Duke and Duchess of Bedford - widely regarded as one of the most important private art collections of today. With a number of pieces on public display in a national museum for the ... More about this event
 
 
 

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